How to Think Outside Your Brain

The days when we could do it all in our heads are over.

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How to Reach People Who Are Wrong

In the post-Trump era, research suggests the best ways to win people over.

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When an I.Q. Score Is a Death Sentence

The Supreme Court declared it was unconstitutional to execute intellectually disabled people. On Thursday, we’re set to do it anyway.

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Biden Is Old. That’s a Good Thing.

Lord knows that we need someone with wisdom and experience right now.

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Age and Health on the Ballot

Trump and Biden are both elderly men. Voters should focus on policy and character.

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I’m Still Reading Andrew Sullivan. But I Can’t Defend Him.

He’s one of the most influential journalists of the last three decades, but he’s shadowed by a 1994 magazine cover story that claimed to show a link between race and I.Q.

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‘Person. Woman. Man. Camera. TV.’ Didn’t Mean What Trump Hoped It Did

The president said on Fox News that he had to remember those words as part of a test that he said demonstrated his mental acuity. But the test, the Montreal Cognitive Assessment, is meant to detect signs of dementia, Alzheimer’s disease or other conditions.

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Trump Says He ‘Aced’ a Cognition Test. What Does That Tell Us?

If the president wants to impress us with his intellect, he should take the SAT.

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Trump’s Disinfectant Remark Raises a Question About the ‘Very Stable Genius’

The president has often said he is exceptionally smart. His recent suggestion about injecting disinfectants was not.

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In Negotiations, Givers Are Smarter Than Takers

Generosity is a sign of intelligence, and givers are the rising tide that lifts all boats.

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