The 12 Pillars of Wisdom is series of 12 cognitive tasks which will test your planning, reasoning, working memory and attentional abilities to the limit. Brought to you by Cambridge Brain Sciences in collaboration with New Scientist and the Discovery Channel.
What makes you smart? Neuroscientist Adrian Owen reveals the 12 pillars of wisdom – and New Scientist invites you to take the ultimate intelligence test.
THERE are few more controversial areas of science than the study of intelligence. Its history is littered with disreputable ideas, from phrenology and other pseudoscientific ways of measuring it to flawed attempts to link it to race. Today intelligence remains contentious, not least because there is still no agreement on precisely what the word means.
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Source: The New Scientist