The population required to achieve such a score on a test (+13 standard deviations) would indicate an intelligence so rare that there isn’t a realistic way to consider it. Also, the population itself would likely require a society that has … Continue reading What would an IQ of 325 look like?
The standard, quantifiable definition of “gifted” denotes possessing an IQ of 130 or higher as per Psychometric testing, though there’s also musical, artistic, creative, and athletic giftedness. These are considered by many to be concrete forms of intelligence in and … Continue reading How Likely Are Two Average Parents To Have A Gifted Child?
Success in mathematics has more to do with work ethic and diligence than raw intelligence; even people that are gifted or talented in ways that are conducive to mathematical ability (spatial reasoning, pattern recognition) have to practice consistently, or else … Continue reading Is There A Such Thing As A Mathematical Brain?
Intelligent people normally don’t want to or have to prove that they’re smart, unless they have specific experiences that have caused them to doubt their intellect. Intellect is an innate characteristic which breeds certain personality traits. A big giveaway that … Continue reading How Can You Distinguish Intelligent People and Pretenders?
My intellectual development was really strange. I was above grade level briefly in elementary school due to the video games I was playing containing slightly advanced vocabulary for my age. By age 8 I was average verbally, but gifted non-verbally, … Continue reading The IQ Problem