In a CNN report (in 2006), Dr. Sanjay Gupta talked about “looking for creativity inside a human brain” by dissecting one.
“The first thing you notice,” he said, “is nothing unusual.
“Most scientists say that current brain imaging technology doesn’t tell you much more.”
But others like Dr. Richard Haier of the University of California, Irvine, “claim they are on the verge of refining imaging techniques to a point that would make traditional intelligence tests obsolete.”
“We can make quantitative assessments of how much gray matter they have in every single area, and we can use that to predict what their IQ might be,” Haier said. “This is in the very early stage, and I think this is going to be very interesting.”
Continued in article Scientists dissect mystery of genius.
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Originally posted 2008-07-24 21:38:04.