First Come, First Served

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Tuesday, June 26, 2007

New research appears to confirm that firstborns have slightly higher IQ scores than their younger siblings. But what about all those other forms of intelligence--and how much do those three extra points really matter? And: the TV series Heroes -- does it do for the political left what 24 does for the right?

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Heroes of the Left

Juan Cole, professor of modern Middle East and South Asian History at the University of Michigan and blogger for Informed Comment, and Doug Elfman, television critic for The Chicago Sun-Times, discuss whether the TV show Heroes is the liberal answer to 24.

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First Come, First Served

Petter Kristensen, epidemiologist at the University of Oslo and lead author of the Science magazine study on birth order and IQ, and Frank J. Sulloway, visiting scholar to the Institute of Personality and Social Research at the University of California, Berkeley who wrote an accompanying editorial, discuss the ...

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