Gap Fill - Rocket Science - Level 6


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Most of us have the that rocket scientists and brain surgeons are super-. Scientists have conducted research that suggests of the general public are actually just as smart as those high-. Researchers from University College London asked 329 engineers and 72 neurosurgeons to complete tests designed to assess six different areas of . The researchers compared their data with those from 18,257 respondents who had taken the tests. The researchers said: "Only two were significant: the neurosurgeons' problem-solving speed was and their memory speed was slower."

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