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  • Brain changes could follow a game of soccer
    test After all new research from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston reveals that this move could alter their cognitive performance In the study the results of which were published in PLOS ONE an open access journal researchers investigated what effect non injurious heading has on the brain over time A sample of high school soccer players and non players were asked to use a mobile app that tested their ability to complete cognitive tasks The researchers found that the soccer players took longer to complete the tasks than those who did not play the sport As a result they believe that heading a soccer ball may in fact alter the brain RELATED ARTICLES Why that social media IQ test is inaccurate Genetic IQ tests to begin in China Improving critical thinking skills More NEWS CATEGORIES IQ Test Information Kids IQ Test Information Personality Test Information Career Test Information Other Test Information Free IQ Test What s your IQ Find out with our fun PhD Certified interactive test Where will Your IQ Score Emerge on the Chart Below 80 90 below average 90 110 average intelligence 111 121 above average 122 130 highly intelligent 131 141 gifted

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  • Do employers care about job candidates' college GPA?
    how motivated would you be to look deeper in the pile O Brien wrote For most the answer is not very While you may find a hidden gem if you do you then have to justify to your boss why you did not offer someone with a 3 5 an interview but gave one to someone with a 2 6 While this may not be the case at every company O Brien advises college students to work toward earning the best GPA possible with a total above 3 4 being ideal Employers understand collegiate challenges Job candidates GPA is one of many factors hiring officials take into consideration but it is not everything In fact CareerBuilder states that employers understand the different circumstances students face while working toward a college degree Everything from extracurricular activities to working their way through school can influence how well students perform academically The professionals who make hiring decisions for companies were students too once As a result they may be willing to look past a low GPA if a candidate clearly excels in other areas Job searching with a low GPA In the event that job seekers have a low GPA they should not give up hope of landing a good job nor should they try to hide it Not including this number on a resume or job application may leave employers wondering about it even more CareerBuilder states Instead individuals should try to place more emphasis on their academic strengths In addition Susan Davis Ali founder of Leadhership1 advises job seekers with a low GPA to leverage their network and see who can help them get ahead in the job market according to USA Today College Davis Ali also suggests they think about the reasons why they had a low GPA and be

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  • Connecticut to gain three new academies for gifted students
    technology rich environment expand their knowledge of foreign languages and participate in an annual science fair The Academy s approach to instruction has been so successful three of Connecticut s other school systems are looking to replicate it the Hartford Courant reported With help from the University of Connecticut and a 500 000 grant Bridgeport New London and Windham s school systems will establish three new academies for these area s gifted students According to the news source many of Connecticut s school districts have eliminated their gifted programs due to budget cuts However the three new academies will all be funded using money from the school systems annual budgets RELATED ARTICLES Great books for gifted kids Pesticides associated with reduced cognitive development Improve brain function with the right foods More NEWS CATEGORIES IQ Test Information Kids IQ Test Information Personality Test Information Career Test Information Other Test Information Free IQ Test What s your IQ Find out with our fun PhD Certified interactive test Where will Your IQ Score Emerge on the Chart Below 80 90 below average 90 110 average intelligence 111 121 above average 122 130 highly intelligent 131 141 gifted 142 genius top 1 Kids IQ

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  • Greater risk of schizophrenia linked to lower IQs later in life
    were able to calculate the genetic likelihood that the subjects would develop schizophrenia After comparing these individuals IQ scores the researchers found that those who had a greater risk of developing schizophrenia also had lower IQs when they were around 70 years old Retaining our thinking skills as we grow older is important for living well and independently said Ian Deary director of the University s Centre for Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology If nature has loaded a person s genes towards schizophrenia then there is a slight but detectable worsening in cognitive functions between childhood and old age With this knowledge in mind those who believe they could be at risk of developing schizophrenia may want to take an IQ test and see if there have been any noticeable changes in their cognitive function RELATED ARTICLES Why that social media IQ test is inaccurate Genetic IQ tests to begin in China Improving critical thinking skills More NEWS CATEGORIES IQ Test Information Kids IQ Test Information Personality Test Information Career Test Information Other Test Information Free IQ Test What s your IQ Find out with our fun PhD Certified interactive test Where will Your IQ Score Emerge on the Chart

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  • Job seekers must avoid common interview mistakes
    a result not many hiring managers are likely to be impressed by people who did not prepare and do not appear to be taking the process very seriously CareerBuilder suggests job seekers research the company they are interviewing for including its history and goals This preparation also shows an interviewer that candidates are serious about joining the organization in question Not appearing curious enough The more research job seekers conduct the greater number of questions they are sure to have during an interview For this reason those who show up for an interview without a single question run the risk of appearing uninterested in a position as well as the company that is offering it If candidates are unsure as to what they should ask they may want to follow Forbes advice and ask an interviewer to describe the ideal candidate for the position or how they can follow up the conversation Not knowing how to be punctual No one likes to wait which is why job seekers should never arrive later than the time their interview was supposed to begin unless there is a very good reason for their tardiness Mashable advises job candidates to figure out exactly where they are going and if possible make a practice run to their destination so they do not get lost on the day of their interview Sometimes individuals may find themselves making more mistakes when they do not feel comfortable Something that may be able to help them avoid ending up outside of their comfort zone is taking a career test Using the results of this assessment they have a chance to know what type of position would be a good fit for them which may help them feel more at ease RELATED ARTICLES Monday is the best day to apply

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  • How to dress for a job interview in bad weather
    best interview outfit One way to work around this problem is for candidates to arrive early for an interview and then change in the bathroom of the building s lobby CBS MoneyWatch recommended If job seekers know they will be in and out of puddles and want to keep their shoes as clean as possible they can also water proof them Whether people s shoes are made of leather or suede they can typically find a spray that works for them according to the news source Although job seekers may not realize it right away bad weather can provide an opportunity for them to show off a little personality during an interview In a post for The Career Chronicles on TheLadders website talent specialist Jessica Scotland wrote that hats gloves and scarves allow people to provide a glimpse of their personality However job candidates just need to be careful not to go overboard Searching for jobs is rarely easy Whether people have already taken a career test or joined a social media website like LinkedIn they do not want to let a little bad weather spoil all their hard work RELATED ARTICLES Monday is the best day to apply for

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  • Brain changes can follow childhood music lessons
    to movement The researchers behind this study believe that when people receive musical training between the ages of 6 and 8 the brain has a chance to undergo long lasting structural changes Learning to play an instrument requires coordination between hands and with visual or auditory stimuli said Virginia Penhune a psychology professor at the University Practicing an instrument before age 7 likely boosts the normal maturation of connections between motor and sensory regions of the brain creating a framework upon which ongoing training can build Based on this research parents who want their children to become well rounded and intelligent adults may want to encourage them to pick up an instrument and start taking lessons RELATED ARTICLES Great books for gifted kids Pesticides associated with reduced cognitive development Improve brain function with the right foods More NEWS CATEGORIES IQ Test Information Kids IQ Test Information Personality Test Information Career Test Information Other Test Information Free IQ Test What s your IQ Find out with our fun PhD Certified interactive test Where will Your IQ Score Emerge on the Chart Below 80 90 below average 90 110 average intelligence 111 121 above average 122 130 highly intelligent 131 141 gifted

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  • Child achieves high IQ score when tested in her second language
    actually a little slow when it came to speaking for the first time but then we realized that she was making some really big leaps especially in her reading Vitaly Amos Alice s father told the news source She was picking up numbers and learning math very quickly and by the time she was 2 years and 9 months old she had finished a whole book series that is aimed at children aged 4 to 5 years old Even though Alice is very young Mensa has welcomed children as young as 2 years old into their high IQ society according to Mensa International s website If parents think their own children are just as bright as Alice if not more gifted they may want to have them complete an IQ test for kids and find out if this is true RELATED ARTICLES Great books for gifted kids Pesticides associated with reduced cognitive development Improve brain function with the right foods More NEWS CATEGORIES IQ Test Information Kids IQ Test Information Personality Test Information Career Test Information Other Test Information Free IQ Test What s your IQ Find out with our fun PhD Certified interactive test Where will Your IQ Score

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