What’s the Problem with Our Children’s Problem Solving Skills

A report on CNN announced that a study by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development found that 15 year olds in Asia are better problem solvers than in the US. Although Malaysia was included in the 44 countries that participated in the study, we did not make it into the top 25 countries forContinue reading “What’s the Problem with Our Children’s Problem Solving Skills”

What’s the Deal with Fluid Intelligence?

What is Fluid Intelligence? Fluid intelligence refers to the ability to reason and to solve new problems independently of previously acquired knowledge. To put it simply: “your capacity to learn┬ánew┬áinformation, retain it, then use that new knowledge as a foundation to solve the next problem, or learn the next new skill, and so on.” ScientificContinue reading “What’s the Deal with Fluid Intelligence?”