Science Describes When You’re The Smartest You’ll Ever Be

Ever wonder if you’ve passed your peak? No, we’re not talking about the current state of your physique or even your hairline. We’re talking about your mental peak.

It’s a loaded question that PBS Braincraft set out to answer in the video above.

Einstein basically said that you’re smartest before you’re 30 — and if you haven’t achieved greatness by then, well, good luck. But how do you even measure intelligence we wonder? Is it about how much you’ve learned or about how well you can apply what you’ve learned to solve problems? Is it all about your IQ score? Or is it a measure of life experience?

Series host Vanessa Hill says it’s a variety of things. “Intelligence has lots of definitions and it can be tricky to measure,” she told The Huffington Post in an email. “We have different types of intelligence, so we are better at things like problem solving when we’re younger, say in our 20s, and we gain more knowledge and facts about things as we grow older. I think the point where these two types of intelligence meet is in our early thirties. Of course, this age can be —> Read More Here


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