The Lynching of Bill Dembski
- Flexing your mental muscle. Lustgarden, Steve // Vegetarian Times;Nov92, Issue 183, p48
Reports that healthy diets and physical and mental stimulation can augment faculties associated with intelligence. Interplay between nutrition and behavior; Negative impact of dietary fat on brain functioning; Blood barrier as a screen that prevents dangerous substances from entering...
- The new IQ. Goldman, B. // Health (Time Inc. Health);May92, Vol. 6 Issue 3, p64
Examines intelligence tests developed by Yale psychologist Robert J. Sternberg that not only test school smarts but the ability to cope with novelty and practical intelligence. How often intelligence tests are given in schools each year; Improvements that could be made to IQ tests according to...
- What do we know about intelligence? Gottfredson, Linda S. // American Scholar;Winter96, Vol. 65 Issue 1, p15
Presents information on the study of intelligence. Field's major product; Accusations from critics; Media representation of the data on intelligence; Public controversy over intelligence; Increase in need for intelligence with technological progress; Flourishing of different models of...
- Chinese mathematics I. Flood, Raymond; Wilson, Robin // Mathematical Intelligencer;Winter98, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p80
Presents the names of various Chinese mathematicians who have appeared on a number of stamps. Details on the work of the mathematicians; What centuries these mathematicians existed.
- Will mathematics survive? Report on the Zurich congress. Arnold, V.I. // Mathematical Intelligencer;Summer95, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p6
Opinion. Focuses on the 1994 International Congress of Mathematicians. Registered participants; Names of mathematicians honored at the congress; Topics discussed; General Assembly of the International Mathematical Union.
- Two untitled pieces. Simic, Charles // Kenyon Review;Spring90, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p163
Presents thoughts on the mathematician Euclid. Euclid as climbing among the galaxies; Chair as a student of Euclid.
- Have we got problems for you. Chapman, Jon // New Scientist;6/22/96, Vol. 150 Issue 2035, p38
Documents the author's experiences while hanging out with a team of other mathematicians in a weekend of leisure. Royal Oak pub; Mathematicians in the main lecture hall; Working on mathematical problems; Pinhole-problem solving.
- International Congresses of Mathematicians from Zurich 1897 to Cambridge 1912. Barrow-Green, June // Mathematical Intelligencer;Spring94, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p38
Reports on the attendance, objectives and features of international congresses of mathematicians from 1897 to 1912. 1897 congress in Zurich, Switzerland; 1900 congress in Paris, France; 1904 congress in Heidelberg, Germany; 1908 congress in Rome, Italy; 1912 congress in Cambridge, England.
- Russian Mathematics I. Wilson, Robin // Mathematical Intelligencer;Spring94, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p76
Profiles 19th century Russian mathematicians featured on stamps. Nikolai Ivanovich Lobachevskii; Pafnutti Lvovich Chebyshev; Sonya Kovalevskaya.