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  1. Many teenagers who abuse drugs do poorly in IQ test

    Posted Jul 28th 2006, 12:00am by Clifford Lo, Sherry Lee

    ... Sherry Lee and Clifford Lo Teens who abuse drugs are left with lower mental abilities, with some users functioning at levels classified as mentally retarded, a youth worker group said yesterday after presenting results of a three-year study. The findings ...

  2. Intelligent eyewear inspires university spine team

    Posted Sep 27th 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy Scientists are hoping to use an 'elastic' metal usually used to make spectacle frames to help patients with severe curvature of the spine. If the technology, planned for clinical trial early next year, is successful, Hong Kong will bec ...

  3. Genius in a bottle

    Posted Apr 24th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that purport to make their children smarter- prenatal drinks, baby Mozart, formula milk, intelligent toys. The offers are endless. Selling intelligence must work if marketers are persistently using ... selection research have identified mental ability, or intelligence, as one of the most important factors in determining job performance. I would do whatever I can to make me smarter.' Wanting ...

  4. Having a heart will get you ahead

    Posted Aug 18th 2007, 12:00am by Rosheen Rodwell

    ... Written by Rosheen Rodwell Emotional intelligence is all about interacting well with colleagues and contributing to a positive office ambience Businesspeople are not always open to the concept that people need to recognise, understand and manage emotions in the office environment, notes Ben Palmer, a specialist in emotional intelligence in the workplace. There are many ...

  5. Tests raise hope for Alzheimer's

    Posted Sep 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Maggie Tam maggie.tam@scmp.com Elderly people given cognitive training in a test by the Jockey Club Centre for Positive Ageing performed much better in reasoning and memory than those who were not given training. In the test, the first of its kind in Hong ...

  6. Genetic data on IQ could mislead, academics say

    Posted Dec 04th 2010, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... Fiona Tam Scientists believe intelligence quotient is heritable and strongly controlled by genes, through studying twins and adopted children, who tend to have IQs more similar ... intelligence better, but could also be misleading. As biological professor Dennis Hedgecock from the University of Southern California cautioned: 'Investigations into genetic differences among ...

  7. Hospital ignored anecdotal evidence

    Posted Oct 17th 2003, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Hospital executives were criticised yesterday for ignoring 'soft' - or anecdotal - intelligence during the early stage of the Sars outbreak, leading to their slow recognition of, ... by the authority on February 11. There was a failure to assemble all the 'soft intelligence' - particularly from frontline staff - which could have been useful for rapidly identifying ...

  8. Saving Sammy

    Posted Dec 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... medics. Maloney told those doctors about her 12-year-old son's almost overnight change from being an intelligent, happy boy into someone whose life of compulsions- high-stepping over ...

  9. Lifestyle - Books - HEALTH SCIENCE

    The real significance of gene doping

    Posted Sep 30th 2012, 12:00am by Guardian News&Media

    ... that matter to all of us: intelligence, athletic and artistic skill, disease, obesity, sexual orientation. What the genomic revolution has done is to reopen the old nature/nurture debate. Like most ...

  10. Lifestyle - Health - FIT & FAB

    Fit and Fab: the making of an ironman

    Posted Mar 05th 2013, 12:00am by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... disciplined guy, so when I have a programme, I do exactly what is on there," Kasten says. It began to work. He trained intensively and intelligently, gradually increasing his training load to 25 ...




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