We continue to search for intelligent life elsewhere in the universe. But if we find ET there are those who question whether we should make contact or not.
In the third volume of The Official History of ASIO series, historians Dr John Blaxland and Dr Rhys Crawley examine the organisation's role in the years leading to the end of the Cold War.
The federal government's review of intelligence agencies is important not just for our understanding of their function, but also for a more open public debate about spying and security.
What are ASIO’s powers in detaining and questioning terror suspects? Does it need more to be effective?
Even if intelligence has a genetic basis, this doesn't make educational intervention pointless.
Witnessing violence harms all children, even if it only on screen. However, for gifted children the impact could be more severe.
Intelligence on Iraq's weapons of mass destruction was a core part of the case for war. The Chilcot Report has examined how it came to be so distorted.
Society needs intelligent and mature leaders. Acquiring such skills is a lifelong process.
Artificial intelligence gives us machines that can beat humans at games such as chess and go. How long before we see AI surpass human intelligence?
Governments need to build trust, especially during a time of heightened tensions around the threat of international terror attacks.
A leader with high contextual intelligence understands that they need the 'right set of glasses' to look at the world.
Several recently reported cross-cultural studies show the correlation between social conservatism and intelligence is lower than previously thought.
A short history of research into the links between genes and intelligence.
Consciousness is one of the most mysterious phenomena we know of. But evidence is emerging that it might just be a very special kind of information processing.
An experiment providing interactive games for orang-utans is showing the potential for digital technology to enrich the lives of zoo animals.
Australian birds are arguably among the smartest in the world, displaying complex behaviours comparable to those observed in great apes.
As machines get ever more complex as we strive to make them complete more complex tasks, it's time to ask again: will they ever be able to think? But what is thinking anyway?
The study of human intelligence dates back well over 100 years. And the core disagreement between researchers and theorists is whether differences are genetic or largely influenced by the environment.
The tactics used by America's current and potential future enemies are constantly changing. Higher education can help by producing graduates able to work in intelligence communities.
Recent research out of the UK has identified a genetic “general academic achievement factor”. Does this pave the way for genetically testing babies for intelligence?