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comment How can psychometry measure the very high IQ's in adults?
+1 This is a very meticulous answer. I am curious, what about high-range IQ tests? Are these tests considered to be valid by professionals? How do they correlate with more standard tests? And what are their findings - e.g. do the resulting distribution of exceptionally high scores agree with the gaussian model even in the extreme range?
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comment How can psychometry measure the very high IQ's in adults?
But if a child's score is compared to a population strictly of the same age, definitions used in psychometrics like exceptionally gifted or profoundly gifted become useless. I don't really know how IQ is assessed in children, but since gifted education programs request such unbelievably rare scores, I suppose that the age factor is taken somewhere into account. Question is wether the score obtained as a child will remain stable even into adulthood, at the very extreme of the distribution, or not.
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