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Mensa Research Journal - 3 issues

Mensa Research Journal - 3 issues

The Mensa Research Journal highlights scholarly articles and recent research related to intelligence from a diverse selection of nationally and internationally esteemed authors.

$27.00 - Three Issue Subscription

Mensa Research Journal - 6 issues

Mensa Research Journal - 6 issues

The Mensa Research Journal highlights scholarly articles and recent research related to intelligence from a diverse selection of nationally and internationally esteemed authors.

$54.00 - Six Issue Subscription

Single Issues
Memory

Memory

Volume 50, Issue 2

The summer 2019 Mensa Research Journal surveys the various aspects of memory, including the effects of memory on learning and cognition, successful memory aging, working memory performance, and memory, attention, and cognitive control. This issue also includes an interview with Prof. Aron K. Barbey, winner of the 2019 Mensa Foundation Prize, and explores his research into the network neuroscience theory of human intelligence.

$10.00 - Single Issue

50 Years of the MRJ

50 Years of the MRJ

Volume 50, Issue 1

Rather than the usual examination of a single topic, the winter 2019 Mensa Research Journal takes a look at past Mensa Foundation Lifetime Achievement and Excellence in Research awards winners.

$10.00 - Single Issue

Prodigies, Polymaths, Savants, and Creative Geniuses

Prodigies, Polymaths, Savants, and Creative Geniuses

Volume 49, Issue 3

The topic of the fall Mensa Research Journal is “Prodigies, Polymaths, Savants, and Creative Geniuses.” Specifically, this issue explores prodigies' interests and obsessions, domain-specific giftedness, genetic potential, and the musical skill of prodigies.

$10.00 - Single Issue

Human & Artificial Intelligence

Human & Artificial Intelligence

Volume 49, Issue 2

The Summer Mensa Research Journal, presented by the Mensa Foundation, takes a somewhat different tone. While this journal has always looked at human intelligence, I thought that we should also look at artificial intelligence, specifically that connection between human and artificial intelligence.

$10.00 - Single Issue

Theory of Multiple Intelligences

Theory of Multiple Intelligences

Volume 49, Issue 1

This issue is devoted to the work of Dr. Howard Gardner, winner of the Mensa Foundation’s 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award. Inside, you'll find developments on Dr. Gardner's theory of Multiple Intelligences: visual, mathematical, musical, kinesthetic, inter- and intrapersonal, linguistic, and naturalistic.

$10.00 - Single Issue

Math and IQ

Math and IQ

Volume 48, Issue 3

Insight in Mathematics | Abstract Intelligence | Academic Tracking | Interplay of g and Mathematical Abilities | Excellence in Mathematics and General | Giftedness | Who Needs Innate Ability? | Predicting Reading and Mathematics Ability

$10.00 - Single Issue

2016-2017 Awards for Excellence in Research

2016-2017 Awards for Excellence in Research

Volume 48, Issue 2

Devoted to the winners of the Mensa Foundation’s Awards for Excellence in Research, this issue’s topics include the American elite’s cognitive ability, child and adolescent IQ tests, mathematical development in children, gifted education in Hispanic communities, and STEM education.

$10.00 - Single Issue

Music on Your Mind

Music on Your Mind

Volume 48, Issue 1

This issue includes articles about the correlation between musical ability and intelligence that look at how music instruction affects IQ and academic performance in school, how it influences adolescent brain development, and how listening to classical music enhances attentiveness and spatial reasoning.

$10.00 - Single Issue

Your Brain on Drugs

Your Brain on Drugs

Volume 47, Issue 3

This issue explores the impact of drugs on intelligence including the effects of modafinil on cognitive enhancement, marijuana usage on the cognitive development of adolescents, and the relationship between intelligence and the risk of illegal drug use.

$10.00 - Single Issue

Intelligence Testing

Intelligence Testing

Volume 47, Issue 2

History of IQ Testing | Flynn Effect | Neuroimaging Predictors | Beyond g and c

$10.00 - Single Issue

Humor & Intelligence

Humor & Intelligence

Volume 46, Issue 3

This issue explores the relationship between humor and intelligence, including possible links between the traits, as well as links to creativity, emotional intelligence, desirability, temperament, mental fitness, and social competence.

$10.00 - Single Issue

Brain Health

Brain Health

Volume 46, Issue 2

Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis and treatment, predicting dyslexia, and the blood-brain barrier

$10.00 - Single Issue

Growing A Gifted Child

Growing A Gifted Child

Volume 46, Issue 1

The 2015 Awards for Excellence issue includes articles about childhood development with long-term longitudinal studies that follow children from infancy through high school, and underachievement among gifted students.

$10.00 - Single Issue

The Intelligent Variety Issue

The Intelligent Variety Issue

Volume 45, Issue 3

This issue includes a mixture of different research topics on anything having to do with intelligence or gifted education. Articles cover topics such as why the “Flynn Effect” is misnamed; how coaches and sports educators can apply the theories of multiple intelligences to helping all children positively and successfully participate in sports; why pumping up your working memory doesn’t really improve your overall fluid intelligence; how to better serve students who are both ADHD and gifted; whether there is any truth behind the common perception of a correlation between genius and madness; how ability grouping helps and hinders gifted students.

$10.00 - Single Issue

Emotional Intelligence

Emotional Intelligence

Volume 45, Issue 2

Is it real? Is it measurable? Does it Matter?

$10.00 - Single Issue

Building Better Brains

Building Better Brains

Volume 44, Issue 3

This issue explores research on how various factors affect children’s intelligence and cognitive functioning including birth order, the aging process, nutrition, sleep quality, and country of residence.

$10.00 - Single Issue

Creativity

Creativity

Volume 44, Issue 2

This issue looks at defining and measuring “creativity,” divergent thinking, and the tendency toward resistance of creative ideas.

$10.00 - Single Issue

Gifted Education & Creativity

Gifted Education & Creativity

Volume 44, Issue 1

With a focus particularly relevant to intelligent youth, this issue explores motivating gifted students, small-group effective curriculum, finding creative potential on intelligence tests, and more.

$10.00 - Single Issue

Spiritual Intelligence

Spiritual Intelligence

Volume 43, Issue 3

This edition features articles about the existence, measurement, and application of “spiritual” intelligence, and leadership styles and how they relate to an individual’s intelligent use of his or her spirituality.

$10.00 - Single Issue

Math and Science for Gifted Youth

Math and Science for Gifted Youth

Volume 43, Issue 2

This issue is devoted to research in math and science for gifted students. It takes a look at the brain function of a gifted student vs. non-gifted student, the ways gender affects academic performance, and the structure and curriculum of specific gifted programs.

$10.00 - Single Issue

Lifetime Achievement Award winners: Simon Baron-Cohen, Ph.D., and Joyce VanTassel-Baska, Ed.D.

Lifetime Achievement Award winners: Simon Baron-Cohen, Ph.D., and Joyce VanTassel-Baska, Ed.D.

Volume 43, Issue 1

This issue looks at two stars in the fields of education and psychology: Joyce VanTassel-Baska, Ed.D, who has been a leader and researcher in the field of gifted education, and Simon Baron-Cohen, who has contributed vast amounts in the field of autism research.

$10.00 - Single Issue

Augmenting Human Cognition, Part 2: TMS and tDCS

Augmenting Human Cognition, Part 2: TMS and tDCS

Volume 42, Issue 3

A follow-up look at what we can do to improve our brain functioning, includes investigations of noninvasive brain stimulation, modulating neuronal activity, direct current stimulation, and more.

$10.00 - Single Issue

Augmenting Human Cognition, Part 1: Non-Invasive Cognitive Training

Augmenting Human Cognition, Part 1: Non-Invasive Cognitive Training

Volume 42, Issue 2

This issue is the first of two examining the possibilities for increasing the performance of the human brain. This issue includes nine articles; notes, quotes and anecdotes; and guidelines for authors.

$10.00 - Single Issue

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Volume 41, Issue 3

This issue explores updated psychological research into ADHD as well as education and consultation ideas for ADHD kids.

$10.00 - Single Issue

The Best of Mensa Research Journal

The Best of Mensa Research Journal

Volume 41, Issue 2

The Best of the Mensa Research Journal

$10.00 - Single Issue

Lifetime Achievement Award winners, 2008 and 2009

Lifetime Achievement Award winners, 2008 and 2009

Volume 41, Issue 1

This first part of this double issue features articles on the nurturing of the gifted children, while the second portion explores the suicide among gifted youth.

$10.00 - Single Issue

Autism

Autism

Volume 40, Issue 3

This issue looks at high-functioning autism in scientists and mathematicians, autism spectrum disorders and alexithymia, autistic disturbances of effective contact, visual feedback, and more.

$10.00 - Single Issue

Barriers to Educating the Gifted

Barriers to Educating the Gifted

Volume 40, Issue 2

This issue presents a varied group of observers to speak first-hand about barriers to educating the gifted while also considering potential future challenges.

$10.00 - Single Issue

Awards in Excellence Research

Awards in Excellence Research

Volume 40, Issue 1

This issue features five articles that are not only winners of the Awards for Excellence In Research, but that address the theme of gifted children and thought processes. It also features the debut of the International column.

$10.00 - Single Issue

Gifted in the Workplace

Gifted in the Workplace

Volume 39, Issue 2

Nine articles, including two by Howard Gardner, examine the concept of artistic intelligence and the various ways it has been studied; the Education, TAG Progeny and Spotlight sections also reflect the theme.

$10.00 - Single Issue

Mensa Foundation 2007 Lifetime Achievement Award winner, Dr. Jane Piirto

Mensa Foundation 2007 Lifetime Achievement Award winner, Dr. Jane Piirto

Volume 39, Issue 1

As a scholar with a special feel for creativity and those who create, Lifetime Achievement Award winner Dr. Jane Piirto has combined all her interests into a special area of research.

$10.00 - Single Issue

Homeschooling for the Gifted

Homeschooling for the Gifted

Volume 38, Issue 3

This issue is devoted to the hotly debated topic of homeschooling, particularly for the gifted. You may not agree with these articles, but they will encourage you to think deeply about the topic.

$10.00 - Single Issue

Spatial Intelligence

Spatial Intelligence

Volume 38, Issue 1

Spatial intelligence is the ability to think multi-dimensionally; high scores are demonstrated in creativity and the ability to visualize complex problems in three-dimensional space. This issue takes a closer look at the intricacies of spatial intelligenc

$10.00 - Single Issue

Fibrofog

Fibrofog

Volume 37, Issue SP

"Fibrofog" is a term used to describe some of the symptoms of fibromyalgia: mental confusion, memory loss, and a short attention span. This supplemental issue examines the intellectual effects of the condition.

$10.00 - Single Issue

Intellectual Property in the 21st Century

Intellectual Property in the 21st Century

Volume 37, Issue 3

Edited by a lawyer, this issue provides a wealth of information for entrepreneurs, inventors, artists, writers and composers. Even savvy readers experienced in the nuances of U.S. legal processes will find interesting information about international proce

$10.00 - Single Issue

Chemical Abuse and IQ

Chemical Abuse and IQ

Volume 37, Issue 2

This issue examines the affects of chemical abuse on IQ and includes many pages of international information about drugs, their effects and rehabilitation.

$10.00 - Single Issue

Camilla Persson Benbow Mensa Education & Research Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award Winner — 2004

Camilla Persson Benbow Mensa Education & Research Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award Winner — 2004

Volume 36, Issue SP

This supplemental issue features highlights of the longitudinal research done on gifted students by Dr. Camilla Persson Benbow, the 2004 winner of the Mensa Foundation's Lifetime Achievement Award.

$10.00 - Single Issue

Alcohol and Its Intellectual Impact

Alcohol and Its Intellectual Impact

Volume 36, Issue 2

Articles cover fetal alcohol syndrome, decreases in academic performance of children with alcoholic parents, and the effects of long-term binge drinking.

$10.00 - Single Issue

Intelligence: A Diamond in the Rough?

Intelligence: A Diamond in the Rough?

Volume 35, Issue 3

This issue examines intelligence and giftedness as traits that can be identified in many different ways. Topics include scholastic assessment, TV literacy and artistic giftedness, emotional intelligence, self-perception and giftedness, and intelligence an

$10.00 - Single Issue

Lead Weights on Intelligence

Lead Weights on Intelligence

Volume 35, Issue 2

This issue focuses on the prevention of lead poisoning with a special focus on lead as it affects children and intelligence.

$10.00 - Single Issue

What Happens When They Grow Up?

What Happens When They Grow Up?

Volume 34, Issue 3

The five studies in this issue examine how gifted students fare as they grow older. These papers were submitted to the Mensa Foundation's Awards for Excellence competition, and three received awards.

$10.00 - Single Issue

Intelligence Across the Stages of Life

Intelligence Across the Stages of Life

Volume 34, Issue 2

The four articles presented in this issue traverse the stages of life, monitoring intelligence as it progresses from a biological stimulant of memory into an age-related decline.

$10.00 - Single Issue

John Feldhusen: Pioneer in Studies of Intelligence and Creativity

John Feldhusen: Pioneer in Studies of Intelligence and Creativity

Volume 34, Issue 1

This issue highlights the work of Dr. John J. Feldhusen, the Robert B. Kane Distinguished Professor of Education Emeritus at Purdue University and emeritus director of Purdue University's Gifted Education Resource Institution. He won the Mensa Foundation'

$10.00 - Single Issue

What Are/Do Gifted Teenagers Like?

What Are/Do Gifted Teenagers Like?

Volume 33, Issue 2

These articles profile adolescents, particularly those who are gifted, and find that giftedness makes a difference in how people approach life. For teenagers exploring how to shape their personalities and live their lives, intelligence does not necessaril

$10.00 - Single Issue

(Inter)Culturing the Gifted

(Inter)Culturing the Gifted

Volume 33, Issue 1

This issue includes two articles devoted to international and intercultural research regarding gifted students from countries not previously represented in the MRJ: South Africa and Hungary. Other articles focus on cultural and linguistically diverse lear

$10.00 - Single Issue

A Tribute to Dr. K. Warner Schaie

A Tribute to Dr. K. Warner Schaie

Volume 32, Issue 3

Featured is the work of Lifetime Achievement Award winner Dr. K. Warner Schaie, who almost single-handedly developed the field of geropsychology.

$10.00 - Single Issue

What does being a g wiz mean in real life?

What does being a g wiz mean in real life?

Volume 32, Issue 2

Different aspects of gifted adulthood are studied, such as self-appraisal; life satisfaction and choices; and assessment of intelligence, abilities and knowledge.

$10.00 - Single Issue

Testing - Let's Put It To the Test

Testing - Let's Put It To the Test

Volume 1, Issue 45

In this issue, researchers examine various aspects and methods of intelligence testing.

$10.00 - Single Issue

Gifted and Talented and Learning Disabled

Gifted and Talented and Learning Disabled

Volume 1, Issue 44

Four articles examine the effects of learning disabilities on children, particularly gifted children, as they search for routes to achieving their potential.

$10.00 - Single Issue

IQ - It's All in the Family

IQ - It's All in the Family

Volume 1, Issue 42

This issue features award-winning articles with a focus on shortcomings in gifted education, particularly how public schools are neglecting whole populations of gifted students.

$10.00 - Single Issue

g etc.

g etc.

Volume 1, Issue 41

These seven articles summarize current research into giftedness and the concept of general intelligence, or "g."

$10.00 - Single Issue

Will Going to School Allow Him to Reach the Top?

Will Going to School Allow Him to Reach the Top?

Volume 1, Issue 40

Six articles explore the concepts of equity, equality and reform with respect to education.

$10.00 - Single Issue

Charles Darwin: How a Mentor Sharpened the Course of History

Charles Darwin: How a Mentor Sharpened the Course of History

Volume 1, Issue 39

This issue brings together current research on mentoring, intelligence, and career and vocational development.

$10.00 - Single Issue

Why Are You So Smart?  Putting the Pieces Together

Why Are You So Smart? Putting the Pieces Together

Volume 1, Issue 38

Seven articles highlight recent research on anatomy and differences in cognitive processes.

$10.00 - Single Issue

Women, Men - What's the Difference?

Women, Men - What's the Difference?

Volume 1, Issue 37

Researchers try to describe and quantify the differences in the way males and females (especially gifted ones) think.

$10.00 - Single Issue

What Happens to a Dream Deferred?

What Happens to a Dream Deferred?

Volume 1, Issue 36

Five articles in this issue focus on education for the gifted and its relation to race and culture.

$10.00 - Single Issue

Intelligence: Cradle to Grave

Intelligence: Cradle to Grave

Volume 1, Issue 35

Four studies attempt to trace the development of intelligence from infancy to old age.

$10.00 - Single Issue

Sex and the SAT

Sex and the SAT

Volume 1, Issue 34

This issue examines gender differences among the gifted, particularly in relation to science, math and achievement.

$10.00 - Single Issue

Toward a Model of Excellence

Toward a Model of Excellence

Volume 1, Issue 33

This issue features Awards for Excellence in Research winners from the previous three years, particularly those winners dealing with gifted education.

$10.00 - Single Issue

The Context of Suicide

The Context of Suicide

Volume 1, Issue 32

Eight articles examine giftedness in relation to loneliness, unpopularity in school, suicide and psychotherapy.

$10.00 - Single Issue

What Should Intelligence Tests Test?  Implications of a Triarchic Theory of Intelligence for Intelligence Testing

What Should Intelligence Tests Test? Implications of a Triarchic Theory of Intelligence for Intelligence Testing

Volume 1, Issue 31

Articles in this issue profile the work of Robert J. Sternberg and the impact of his triarchic theory of intelligence.

$10.00 - Single Issue

Intelligence and Aging

Intelligence and Aging

Volume 1, Issue 30

This issue analyzes intellectual functioning in older people as it relates to personality, health and formal education.

$10.00 - Single Issue

Toward a Broader Conception of Human Intelligence

Toward a Broader Conception of Human Intelligence

Volume 1, Issue 29

Four articles explore the broader measurements of intelligence, from success at the race track to the impact of metabolic rates.

$10.00 - Single Issue

Mentors: Did You Have One?  Gifted and Handicapped: Not an Oxymoron

Mentors: Did You Have One? Gifted and Handicapped: Not an Oxymoron

Volume 1, Issue 28

Six articles profile the importance of mentors, from reading achievement to the handicapped gifted child.

$10.00 - Single Issue

You, Creative Financial Planning, and MERF

You, Creative Financial Planning, and MERF

Volume 1, Issue 27

The four articles in this issue focus on the work of Kazimierz Dabrowski, particularly his theory of positive disintegration.

$10.00 - Single Issue

Proceedings of Colloquium IV.  Science and Society: Our Critical Challenges

Proceedings of Colloquium IV. Science and Society: Our Critical Challenges

Volume 1, Issue 26

This issue summarizes the proceedings from Colloquium IV, including presentations on ecology, science, engineering and resource allocation.

$10.00 - Single Issue

Terry TAO: Education for the Gifted in Egalitarian Australia.  Winners of the MERF Awards For Excellence

Terry TAO: Education for the Gifted in Egalitarian Australia. Winners of the MERF Awards For Excellence

Volume 1, Issue 25

Four winners of the Mensa Foundation's Awards for Excellence in Research are included, covering topics such as creative thinking, precocious children and an acceleration program in Australia.

$10.00 - Single Issue

The Impact of the Arts on Our Civilization: Excerpts from Colloquium III

The Impact of the Arts on Our Civilization: Excerpts from Colloquium III

Volume 1, Issue 22

This issue summarizes the proceedings from Colloquium III, including presentations on literature, language, theatre, art and communication.

$10.00 - Single Issue

Profile of a Gifted Child

Profile of a Gifted Child

Volume 1, Issue 21

Included are six timely articles on the John Hopkins Program for Mathematically Precocious Youth, circa 1986.

$10.00 - Single Issue

Colloquium II: The Gifted in Society

Colloquium II: The Gifted in Society

Volume 1, Issue 20

This issue summarizes the proceedings from Colloquium II; it features nine articles on many facets of giftedness including education, parenting, business and linguistics.

$10.00 - Single Issue

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