|Name (First/Last)||Description||IQ (SB)|
|Benjamin Franklin||Writer, scientist & politician||160|
|Benjamin Netanyahu||Israeli Prime Minister||180|
|Bill Gates||CEO, Microsoft||160|
|Bill (William) Jefferson Clinton||President||137|
Although it is unknown whether Mark Zuckerberg has ever taken an IQ test, sources estimate his IQ to be around 152.... see more ›
2. Albert Einstein. Albert Einstein was a German-born theoretical physicist and philosopher of science whose estimated IQ scores range from 205 to 225 by different measures.... continue reading ›
A study by Forbes in 2018 found that Musk had an IQ of 160. This is well above average and puts him in the top 2% of all people on the planet.... see more ›
The average score on an IQ test is 100. Most people fall within the 85 to 114 range. Any score over 140 is considered a high IQ. A score over 160 is considered a genius IQ.... continue reading ›
Marilyan vos Savant
Vos Savant has one of the world's highest IQs (228), and she is known as the smartest person in the comment. Her name is recorded in the Guinness World Record for smarts.... see details ›
Psychologists administer these tests and evaluate a person in various areas, including math, language skills, memory, spatial perception and other abilities. The person with the highest IQ score in the world is American magazine columnist Marilyn vos Savant, 74, according to the Guinness Book of Records.... continue reading ›
Marilyn vos Savant (/ˌvɒs səˈvɑːnt/; born Marilyn Mach; August 11, 1946) is an American magazine columnist who has the highest recorded intelligence quotient (IQ) in the Guinness Book of Records, a competitive category the publication has since retired.... continue reading ›
Not generally. IQ tests are age adjusted, basically to take account of youth and inexperience (under 18) or age and diminishing speed. The reason is that, as we get older, diminishing speed and spatial awareness are balanced by having more knowledge and experience to draw on to solve problems.... see details ›
TIL Snoop Dogg has an IQ of 147, which is considered highly gifted-genius level.... continue reading ›
IQ tests are made to have an average score of 100. Psychologists revise the test every few years in order to maintain 100 as the average. Most people (about 68 percent) have an IQ between 85 and 115. Only a small fraction of people have a very low IQ (below 70) or a very high IQ (above 130).... see more ›
What Is an IQ Test and How to Test IQ?
- Stanford-Binet (SB-V)
- Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale (WAIS-IV)
- Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children (WISC-R) (ages 6 to16)
- Leiter International Performance Scale.
People with ADHD aren't smart
This is almost entirely false. Actually, lower IQ isn't specifically related to ADHD. People with ADHD are often perceived to have low intelligence because they work differently than the rest of the population.... see more ›
William James Sidis has the World's Highest IQ. Anywhere from 250 to 300 is his IQ score, almost twice the score of Albert Einstein. At the age of eleven, William famously entered Harvard University, becoming the youngest person to enter, also, claimed to be conversant in 25 languages.... read more ›
- Memory activities. Memory activities don't only improve memory but can also enhance reasoning and language skills. ...
- Executive control activities. ...
- Visuospatial reasoning activities. ...
- Relational skills. ...
- Musical instruments. ...
- New languages. ...
- Frequent reading. ...
- Continued education.
Study finds brain structure and IQ can change during adolescence. A new study confirms what parents have long suspected: Adolescence can do a number on kids' brains. Researchers have found that IQ can rise or fall during the teen years and that the brain's structure reflects this uptick or decline.... see more ›
Researchers have previously shown that a person's IQ is highly influenced by genetic factors, and have even identified certain genes that play a role. They've also shown that performance in school has genetic factors.... see details ›
Price, a professor at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging at University College London, and colleagues, tested 33 "healthy and neurologically normal" adolescents aged 12 to 16. Their IQ scores ranged from 77 to 135, with an average score of 112. Four years later, the same group took another IQ test.... see more ›
A score of 116 or more is considered above average. A score of 130 or higher signals a high IQ. Membership in Mensa, the High IQ society, includes people who score in the top 2 percent, which is usually 132 or higher.... view details ›
“It's something to do with the environment, because we're seeing the same differences within families.” Environmental factors include differences in the way young people are educated, increases in time spent online, changes in nutrition and less reading overall.... view details ›
After any brain injury, even a mild one, there tends to be a drop or loss of IQ, but this score usually improves as time passes. This fact leads researchers to argue that most “intelligence loss” after brain injury is really just a result of trauma.... see more ›
Neuroscientists find that different parts of the brain work best at different ages. Scientists have long known that our ability to think quickly and recall information, also known as fluid intelligence, peaks around age 20 and then begins a slow decline.... view details ›
Not the first person you would associate with the word genius, Sylvester Stallone is considered one of the smartest guys in Hollywood and, like his equally brawny mate Dolph, has a Mensa IQ score of 160.... view details ›
- Young MC, University of Southern California. ...
- Saweetie, University of Southern California. ...
- Childish Gambino, New York University. ...
- Talib Kweli, New York University. ...
- Yasiin Bey aka Mos Def, New York University.
Tom Hanks as Forrest Gump: At an early age, Forrest is deemed to have a below-average IQ of 75. He has an endearing character and shows devotion to his loved ones and duties, character traits that bring him into many life-changing situations.... continue reading ›
Scores of 110-119 are High Average. An IQ of 125 is considered by many schools to be “gifted.” Scores of 120-129 are Superior. And scores above 130 are Very Superior. IQ scores are based on a person's test performance compared to others their age.... continue reading ›
The average or normal, range of IQ is 90 to110; IQ scores of at least 120 are considered superior.... see more ›
The cost of an IQ test ranges from free to as much as $200, depending on who administers the test. The majority of IQ test takers simply take the test to determine whether or not they are intelligent. There are, however, some practical uses for IQ testing in corporate and academic settings.... view details ›
An IQ score over 140 indicates that you're a genius or nearly a genius, while 120 - 140 is classed as "very superior intelligence". 110 - 119 is "superior intelligence", while 90 - 109 is "normal or average intelligence".... see details ›
Mental age was first defined by the French psychologist Alfred Binet, who introduced the intelligence test in 1905.... see details ›
Another OECD study, which used multiple data points including adult education level, chose Canada as the most intelligent nation. Japan placed second, while Israel came in third. Other high-ranking nations include Korea, the United Kingdom, the United States, Australia, and Finland.... continue reading ›
Are ADHD Superpowers Real? There's been a lot of focus on the harmful symptoms of ADHD. Although there's less research on ADHD superpowers, people with ADHD report that they are more energetic, creative, courageous, and resilient than people without the condition.... see more ›
Living with ADHD may give the person a different perspective on life and encourage them to approach tasks and situations with a thoughtful eye. As a result, some with ADHD may be inventive thinkers. Other words to describe them may be original, artistic, and creative. Being hyperfocused.... see details ›
1. Michael Phelps. ADHD made schoolwork difficult for Phelps when he was little. He liked to move, acted up in class, and had a hard time getting his work finished.... read more ›
Abdulrahman Hussain: Egyptian boy named 'smartest child in the world'... read more ›
Whenever you think of “Tesla” the luxury car brand may come to mind. However, Nikola Tesla was one of the smartest people ever to walk the planet. Born during a lightning storm in 1856, Tesla had an IQ range from 160 to 310. He's known to invent the Tesla coil and alternating current machinery.... read more ›
Bezos is very, very smart. He sees things and makes connections that others don't. Back in 1998, he correctly saw that minimizing customer effort, making ordering and other processes frictionless, would drive growth and loyalty. Bryar points out that Bezos says a high IQ is merely a gift.... view details ›
While he's clearly a skilled software engineer and incredibly talented businessman, he's not a "prodigy". The issue of Zuck's relative level of talent as a programmer came up when one Quora user asked how the Facebook CEO trained himself to be a coding genius.... continue reading ›
Marilyn vos Savant (/ˌvɒs səˈvɑːnt/; born Marilyn Mach; August 11, 1946) is an American magazine columnist who has the highest recorded intelligence quotient (IQ) in the Guinness Book of Records, a competitive category the publication has since retired.... see details ›
There's no record of the lowest IQ ever. However, the lowest IQ score possible is zero.... continue reading ›
- They draw wisdom from multiple sources. "They draw wisdom from multiple sources.
- They know their audience. ...
- They develop a keen sense for their job. ...
- Curiosity. ...
- They're great at conveying ideas. ...
- Considerate questions. ...
- They make hard ideas simple. ...
- They know what they don't know.
Billionaire Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates knows that intelligence isn't one-size-fits-all. Gates built his career on strong logic and mathematical skills, establishing himself as a brilliant coder with a knack for solving technical problems.... see details ›
Tesla TSLA, +0.40% and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has overtaken Amazon AMZN, +2.19% founder Jeff Bezos as the richest person in the world. According to the latest Forbes billionaires list, Musk is the new No. 1, with a net worth of $219 billion as of March 11, 2022 — Musk was No. 2 on the list in 2021, behind Bezos.... see more ›
Although Bill Gates is known mostly for his founding of Microsoft he also has done a number of programming jobs before becoming the worlds richest man.... see more ›
Gennady Korotkevich (Belarusian: Генадзь Караткевіч, Hienadź Karatkievič, Russian: Геннадий Короткевич; born 25 September 1994) is a Belarusian competitive programmer who has won major international competitions since the age of 11, as well as numerous national competitions.... see details ›