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"How accurate are people in estimating their mortality risk?" "How well can people estimate smoking's impact on their mortality?" (I grouped these.) Not accurate at all. One problem with your question is that the accuracy of predicting/estimating risk is difficult to do without the actual outcome: if a smoker predicts he will get cancer, and does develop ...


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Once an individual moves to another country, and avoids using their native language, all the things you are asking about will happen: Those who have learned a second language are guaranteed to consciously think of words and their corresponding meaning in your native language or vice versa. I'd say only those who are in the process of learning a new ...


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I think you have three core questions: What is true intelligence and how can it be measured? To what extent does school performance correlate with true intelligence? To what extent does school performance cause true intelligence to change? Intelligence tests provide the best known means to measure general cognitive ability. There is a huge literature on ...



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