Brain surgeons and rocket scientists no brighter than the rest of us, study finds

Brain surgeons and rocket scientists no brighter than the rest of us, study finds

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By: Nicola Davis | Brain surgeons and rocket scientists no brighter than the rest of us, study finds | Neuroscience | The Guardian

Data from 329 aerospace engineers and 72 neurosurgeons suggests they are not necessarily cleverer than general population

It may not be rocket science, but researchers have found aerospace engineers and brain surgeons are not necessarily brighter than the general population.

Researchers examined data from an international cohort of 329 aerospace engineers and 72 neurosurgeons who completed 12 tasks online using the Great British Intelligence Test (GBIT) from the Cognitron platform, as well as answering questions around their age, sex and levels of experience in their speciality.

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