Can you boost your IQ in a quick and easy manner? Psychologist and radiologist Jeffrey M. Zacks of Washington University examines several techniques which purportedly enhance human cognition. Zacks devotes much of his critical analysis to debunking false claims and highlighting risks, but he offers some hope for individuals willing to devote time and effort to cognitive improvement. To the lazy self-improvers, getAbstract recommends heeding the main message: No shortcut will significantly enhance a person’s intelligence. Sorry.
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Jeffrey M. Zacks is a professor of psychology and radiology at Washington University. His latest book is Flicker: Your Brain on Movies.
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