Intelligence and neural efficiency

  title={Intelligence and neural efficiency},
  author={Aljoscha C. Neubauer and Andreas Fink},
  journal={Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews},
We review research on the neural efficiency hypothesis of intelligence, stating that brighter individuals display lower (more efficient) brain activation while performing cognitive tasks [Haier, R.J., Siegel, B.V., Nuechterlein, K.H., Hazlett, E., Wu, J.C., Paek, J., Browning, H.L., Buchsbaum, M.S., 1988. Cortical glucose metabolic rate correlates of abstract reasoning and attention studied with positron emission tomography. Intelligence 12, 199-217]. While most early studies confirmed this… CONTINUE READING
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