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  • Iron-deficient diets may negatively impact infants' memory
    from the University of Illinois set out to enhance their knowledge of iron deficient diets and their impact on infants cognitive development in a study using neonatal piglets The baby mammals were chosen because their brains grow very similarly to those of postnatal human infants During the study the piglets were fed one of three diets Those who were placed in the control group received the recommended levels of iron while the second and third groups were fed diets that were mildly and severely deficient in iron respectively After a few weeks the piglets were tested in a T shaped maze and trained to seek out a milk reward Piglets provided the diet severely deficient in iron just didn t learn the task said Rodney Johnson the director of the University s Division of Nutritional Sciences and a professor of animal sciences It s a T maze so they have a 50 percent chance of getting it right Even after 6 days of training they never performed above chance levels The piglets given the mildly deficient diet showed intermediate performance but their performance was not significantly different from that of piglets given the control diet If parents are concerned about the level of iron in their children s diet and its impact on their cognitive development they may want to have them take an IQ test for kids 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

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  • Wearing lipstick could lead to a lower IQ
    amounts of lead While lead is known to be hazardous to people s health it is not illegal for companies to include the metal in cosmetic products Roy Lamothe Underwriters Laboratories general manager told the news source What we know now is that even the lowest levels of lead can harm your IQ your behavior your ability to learn so we want to make sure that it is out of everything that is in the environment of children Sean Palfrey medical director for the Boston Lead Poisoning Prevention Program told the news outlet Research has shown that exposure to lead in adults can lead to the development of memory and concentration problems according to The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences Among children exposure to this metal has been linked to changes in their mental development 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

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  • The best times to revise a resume
    individuals need to show what they have been doing since they stopped working in a flattering light If the results of a career test show that somebody is working in a field that is not compatible with his or her talents this is also an ideal time to give a resume an overhaul so they can become more attractive to employers in a different line of work Pull out the accomplishments that are most pertinent to the new position you re applying for Brad Karsh president of JB Training Solutions told the news outlet Even if individuals are content with their current position they should consider updating their resume Monster com says nobody knows when an opportunity will arise Revising a resume in a hurry could lead to careless and easily avoidable mistakes that would not occur if revisions were not made at the last minute RELATED ARTICLES Monday is the best day to apply for a job Report highlights disconnect between job seekers and hiring managers Students don t have to attend top colleges to get a job More NEWS CATEGORIES IQ Test Information Kids IQ Test Information Personality Test Information Career Test Information Other Test Information Free Career

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  • Personality tests may help managers better place their workers
    the workplace Workforce planning is usually done in the manager s mind what he or she knows about the workers and their abilities said Othman Rather than taking this approach Othman believes that managers should use personality tests to gain a better sense of workers level of motivation ability to learn and other characteristics that could help them find the right place for these individuals within an organization In his paper Othman also took workers personalities into account when determining the cost of running a manufacturing shop floor over an eight week period Cost savings of 7 1 percent were generated when workers were placed in roles with the goal of minimizing hiring firing training and overtime expenses RELATED ARTICLES Anxiety symptoms could affect depressed adolescents Players of fast paced video games may become more aggressive Personality tests could help colleges retain STEM majors More NEWS CATEGORIES IQ Test Information Kids IQ Test Information Personality Test Information Career Test Information Other Test Information Smarter Than a 5th Grader Take our Free Quiz to find out if you re smarter than a 10 year old Free Personality Test What s Your Personality Type Take our FREE quiz and find out now

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  • Common misconceptions about gifted children and education
    important for parents to remember that just because their children are considered to be gifted does not mean they have what it takes to learn and challenge themselves on their own A beautiful flower inherits certain traits wrote speaker educator and author Carolyn Coll in a recent post on CNN s Schools of Thought blog But if it is not watered and fed and if it does not get the right amount of sunlight it does not develop as it could The same is true for gifted children All gifted children excel academically and socially No two gifted youths are alike so it is impossible to say that all of them know how to get good grades or rise to the top of the school social ladder Coll wrote that there are gifted kids who could be considered model students At the same time there are those who some teachers could see becoming problem pupils down the line These individuals get low grades are disorganized put off doing their work and challenge their instructors As a result individuals who wish to stereotype gifted children as the ideal students need to forget their assumptions and look at the facts Furthermore the NAGC states that an estimated 20 percent to 25 percent of gifted children experience social and emotional difficulties These figures serve as one more example as to why placing gifted youths in a regular school environment may not be best for them Every child is gifted Parents tend to think their children are special so why would they not think their kids are gifted as well The only problem is that different youths have different IQs and educational needs It is important for parents to understand what separates a gifted child from a typical youth According to the NAGC gifted

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  • Holiday gift ideas for the gifted
    guide on the District s website If children devour books parents may want to nurture their love for reading with engaging stories that will make kids think such as Agatha Christie mysteries or titles featuring the detective Sherlock Holmes The GATE gift guide also suggests periodicals like Science Illustrated Magazine and Discover Magazine Parents who are looking to purchase a few games for their kids may want to consider Settlers of Catan a board game that could help players develop their logic and social skills at the same time If parents still have not found the perfect gifts for their brainy children Yahoo Voices suggests they visit websites like MindWare com and FatBrainToys com and see what kinds of engaging items they can pick up 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

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  • Greater happiness in youth may lead to high earnings in adulthood
    how their overall mood affected their level of success in adulthood After conducting the study the researchers found that those who were happier and more satisfied with life growing up tended to do better professionally later on For example a one point increase on the researchers five point life satisfaction scale at the age of 22 was linked to almost 2 000 more in yearly earnings at 29 years of age Perhaps most importantly for the general public and parents in particular these findings show that the emotional well being of children and adolescents is key to their future success yet another reason to ensure we create emotionally healthy home environments said Jan Emmanuel De Neve of the University College London who worked on the study RELATED ARTICLES Anxiety symptoms could affect depressed adolescents Players of fast paced video games may become more aggressive Personality tests could help colleges retain STEM majors More NEWS CATEGORIES IQ Test Information Kids IQ Test Information Personality Test Information Career Test Information Other Test Information Smarter Than a 5th Grader Take our Free Quiz to find out if you re smarter than a 10 year old Free Personality Test What s Your Personality Type

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  • Tips for employed jobseekers
    they have an interest in moving on These tips are especially important if individuals wish to keep working until they are 100 percent positive they have a new job to go to Blame the economy It is no secret that the national economy has seen better days While this is anything but good news employed jobseekers can use it to their advantage if they get caught looking for new employment opportunities Roy Cohen author of The Wall Street Professional s Survival Guide told CBS MoneyWatch that individuals should explain that an excellent opportunity presented itself and with economic conditions in the state they are it was prudent to agree to a meeting At the same time they can make a point that just because they took a meeting does not mean they are not satisfied with their current position Simply deny When caught lying is always a dangerous course of action especially in a work environment Cohen told the news source if fibbing is how workers wish to proceed they must be convincing and improve their job efforts right away to prove their worth I would ask how a nasty rumor like that could have started and why Cohen said Your goal is to buy time if your situation is bad Arrange interviews at the right times Employed jobseekers may be able to avoid being caught if they are not taking every other day off to go on job interviews These individuals will have an easier time slipping out of the office for an hour or two if their boss or colleagues are not at work according to CareerBuilder As a result it is in their best interest to schedule meetings for days when they know they will not be monitored RELATED ARTICLES Monday is the best day to apply

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