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Einstein might have a fair point of view in this manner. He presumably is pointing out the balance between reading and creative thinking. too much reading causes people to not question critically and refrain from interpreting ideas in their own unique way, whereas reading and learning at your own rate and time can lead to more promising ways of understanding ...


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There is little neurological evidence that finds a difference between men and women. However there are psychological studies that do find a small difference in mental strengths. This interesting TED talk debunking psychological myths by a lecturer from the University of Liverpool discusses the psychological differences between men and women. Males and ...


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To add to the existing answers (of which @what's gets special mention), an issue I don't think has really been addressed is the statistical reason for it being so difficult to measure extremely high IQs. By design, IQ is scaled so that it's normally distributed, with a mean of 100, and a standard deviation (SD) of 15. A well known feature of the normal ...


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The oldest and largest high IQ society in the world is Mensa. They offer membership only to those who have an IQ in the top 2%. They administer their own test to qualify those who seek membership. There are also online IQ tests that claim to be Mensa IQ tests, but I am unsure of their validity. However, Mensa only recognize the results of tests that they ...


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Have a look at the different High IQ societies here: http://rationalwiki.org/wiki/High_IQ_society The best societies to look at for 160+ are: eximia high IQ society Mega Society GenerIQ Society Giga Society (http://www.gigasociety.com/) [I can't add more than 2 links] They all have references to test (some of it is online). For ease of access, here ...


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It is to be noted that if you have a very complex piece of abstract art, and you view this art on a computer monitor, but the screen resolution has been reduced to a mere 640x480, then you most likely will not be able to make heads or tails of the picture itself. Thus, if complex events occur in our reality, they may be too complex for average people to see ...


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At the beginning, if one's intellect was above the " G1" level, and one believed that the world was not flat but that the world was round, then clearly this person is INSANE according to the masses, because he has surpassed the fine line at the Genius level. However, for some bizarre reason he is considered to be sane at a later period, after his claims ...



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