Justices Take Fl. Death Penalty Case On Mentally DisabledIn a case stemming from the 1978 murder of a woman after she left a Leesburg grocery store, the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear a challenge to Florida's standards for determining whether Death Row inmates should be shielded from execution because they are mentally disabled.
Study: Western Country IQ Scores DecliningIn the era of smartphones, smart TV’s, and even self-driving cars, it turns out the people operating those devices may actually be getting dumber, according to a new study.
Something Extra: Women Brainier Than Men?Who’s Smarter, Men or Women? I'm writing about this topic for the 6 o’clock under a bit of duress. My producer, Bonnie Laden, is a woman, and she just couldn't be happier about this story. For the first time in history, IQ tests seem to show that women are now smarter than men.
FIU Program Giving Special Needs Students The College Experience If a young person is smart, getting into college isn't an impossible hurdle. But students with intellectual disabilities can rarely dream of campus life. But FIU is making those dreams come true for a select group.