Whither the Speed of the Brain
Arthur Jensen, (a member of the advisory board here) and perhaps the world's foremost authority on human intelligence is Professor Emeritus at UC Berkeley. Dr. Jensen received his BA from UC-Berkeley and his Ph.D. from Columbia University. He is coming out with a new book: Clocking the Mind : Mental Chronometry and Individual Differences (to be published in April 2006) which promises to be intriguing and instructive. As increasing parallels with silicon analogs are observed, the objective and dispassionate model of analyzing performance becomes increasingly relevant.