posted on Feb, 27 2009 @ 08:18 AM
It also depends on the scale you are using.
On some scales 101 is under-average
on others it's average
one a couple it is slightly above
One thing to consider here as well.
IQ tests basically measure two things.
1. Your ability to learn in a conventional environment
2. Your ability to recognize patterns
Look at IQ questions and you'll see...well a pattern! (no pun intended)
Alot of those questions are based on pattern such as....
Is 64 next number in this chain? 2, 6, 14, 30
So you have to decide and it's based off of pattern recognition.
You can see a couple things happening here.
1. The numbers are ascending
2. If you really see in side, you'll see that the next number in the series is basically 2 x (the previous number + 1)
then...the previous number is 2...so 2+1=3. Then take 3 x 2 = 6 and so on
So the next logical number...would be 62 not 64. (30 + 1) x 2 = 62
Now why did I do this? Was it to show off my skill? Yeah sort of...but there is an underlying point here.
I do in fact have a fairly high IQ...and frankly it means nothing. I am great at recognizing patterns but there are so many other types of
intelligence out there. I will gladly take a balanced individual over someone with a high IQ anyday.
It just isn't worth it...and frankly...my IQ doesn't make me feel any better than anyone else...truly I mean that. Now my muscles on the other
just kidding...I'm a wimp :-p
see ya guys!