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  Intelligence quotient - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
IQ tests are designed to be approximately normally distributed, which results in a "bell curve" graph of IQ score frequency.
Among the middle class of industrial societies, IQ is highly heritable, and by adulthood the influence of family environment on IQ is undetectable.
While IQ is sometimes treated as an end unto itself, scholarly work on IQ focuses to a large extent on IQ's validity, that is, the degree to which IQ predicts outcomes such as job performance, social pathologies, or academic achievement.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/IQ   (4662 words)

  
 Cox's IQ Estimates of 301 Eminent Geniuses born from 1450 to 1850   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Cox's IQ Estimates of 301 Eminent Geniuses born from 1450 to 1850
The Cox IQ data were taken from column 25 "Corrected IQ estimate"; "AII" of Table 12A in Volume II: The Early Mental Traits of Three Hundred Geniuses by Catharine M. Cox from Genetic Studies of Genius edited by Lewis M. Terman.
Depending on the developed country, there is a steady IQ gain of 5 to 25 points per generation (30 years), with a median of about 15 points.
members.shaw.ca /delajara/Cox300.html   (640 words)

  
 Estimated IQs of the Greatest Geniuses
The resultant IQs were based largely on the degree sof brightness and intelligence each subject showed before attaining the age of 17.
As a curiosity it can be mentioned that the famous english philosopher and mathematician Bertrand Russell sometimes interpreted Nietzsche's overman as a person with an IQ of at least 180 (Actually Russell considered himself to have this IQ!).
These IQ tests are also made more difficult by the fact that it is often possible to logically, or from one's own value systems, arrive at answers that are as plausible as the one designated by the test designer.
hem.bredband.net /b153434/Index.htm   (893 words)

  
 Steve Sailer: The Half-Full glass -- review of Arthur Jensen's "The g Factor" -- IQ, racial differences, human ...
This pervasive correlation is why a crude one-number IQ score is so implausibly useful, rivaling a "conscientiousness" rating as the best single predictor of a host of real world consequences.
Lurking behind IQ is a "general factor" or "g" that plays a role (of varying magnitudes) in the accomplishment of any and every mental task, from taking a test to making a living.
Despite lower mean IQ's, African-Americans are not a race of talentless dullards, but are instead the most charismatic contributors to 20th Century popular culture.
www.isteve.com /jensen.htm   (2601 words)

  
 Welcome to IQ Biometrix
IQ Biometrix Inc. (OTCBB:IQBX) and Wherify Wireless, Inc. today announced that the Form S-4 registration statement filed with respect to the shares to be issued in their proposed merger has been declared effective by the Securities Exchange Commission.
IQ Biometrix Inc. (OTCBB:IQBX), a worldwide provider of integrated law enforcement and security solutions, announced that it has filed an amendment to its Form S-4 registration statement with the Securities Exchange Commission.
IQ Biometrix, Inc. (OTCBB:IQBM) (OTCBB:IQBX), a worldwide provider of integrated law enforcement and security solutions, announced today that the 1-for-4 reverse split of its outstanding common stock was effective on Monday, November 29, 2004.
www.iqbiometrix.com   (229 words)

  
 IQ Tests: Do They Measure Intelligence?
Siegel also points out that IQ tests measure, for the most part, what a person has learned, not what he or she is capable of doing in the future (his potential).
Add to the definition problem the fact that IQ tests are not very reliable, and it is understandable why IQ tests have been the focus of criticism for many years.
IQ tests, however, are poor indicators of many attributes of this nature.
iq-test.learninginfo.org /iq02.htm   (1420 words)

  
 IQ Test Scores: The Basics of IQ Score Interpretation
IQ is often expressed in percentiles, which is not the same as percentage scores, and a common reason for the misunderstanding of IQ test scores.
An IQ of 120 therefore implies that the testee is brighter than about 91% of the population, while 130 puts a person ahead of 98% of people.
It certainly would be unscientific to say that an individual with an IQ of 110 is of high average intelligence, while an individual with an IQ of 109 is of only average intelligence.
iq-test.learninginfo.org /iq04.htm   (763 words)

  
 IQ Basics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Originally, "IQ" tests were created to be able to identify children who might need special education due to their retarded mental development (1).
It compares people of the same age or age category and assumes that IQ is normally distributed, that the average (mean) is 100 and that the standard deviation is something like 15 (IQ tests sometimes differ in their standard deviations).
High IQ societies ask for certain percentile scores on IQ tests for you to be eligible to join them.
members.shaw.ca /delajara/IQBasics.html   (721 words)

  
 IQTest.com
Originally, IQ, or Intelligence Quotient, was used to detect persons of lower intelligence, and to detect children of lower intelligence in order to place them in special education programs.
The first IQ tests were designed to compare a child's intelligence to what his or her intelligence "should be" as compared to the child's age.
If the child was significantly "smarter" than a "normal" child of his or her age, the child was given a higher score, and if the child scored lower than expected for a child of his or her age, the child was given a lower IQ score.
www.iqtest.com /whatisaniqscore.html   (1598 words)

  
 IQ Network - Audio Components and Software from Harman Pro Companies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
An IQ Network can be loosely defined as a computerized audio system that uses IQ protocol to allow remote control and monitoring from a central location and/or remote locations.
The IQ Network product line is quite diverse and includes products manufactured by several companies, such as Crown Audio and BSS Audio.
IQ Networks can perform amplifier control and monitoring, digital signal processing (DSP), automatic mixing, routing, ambient noise system level control, and system and load monitoring.
www.iqaudiosystems.com   (229 words)

  
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The IQ data was originally attributed to the book "IQ and the Wealth of Nations", though I checked and couldn't find them in the current edition, I had posted saying such at the bottom of the table.
Here you can find a report correlating IQ and income, and their relation to how people voted in the 2004 election.
Here is a conservative site that appears to debunk the original 2000 election IQ chart thing, and has a lot of relevent information.
www.attenuation.net /files/iq.htm   (600 words)

  
 IQ test — iq test, eq test, jobs test, general knowledge test and more!
Understanding that what you’re suffering from is connected to the way you lead your life, the way you move and the way you breathe, is even better.
IQ, or Intelligence Quotient, is a general measurement of an individual's capacity to think and reason.
This IQ test was prepared by a psychologist and this test will enable you to compare your IQ level with the IQ level of the average population.
www.iqtestnow.com   (342 words)

  
 De IQ test (iq-test), intelligentie testen, hoogbegaafdheid en capaciteiten. Test je IQ met een goede iq test, doe ...
Op iq test.nl kun je achtergrondinformatie vinden over alles wat met intelligentie te maken heeft en met de iq test in het bijzonder.
Zoals de berekening van een iq score, de geschiedenis van de iq test, verschillen in iq tussen landen en mensen, iq en hoogbegaafdheid, goede en slechte iq testen en uiteraard een iq test die je zelf kan maken.
Ben je hier omdat je wilt weten wat je echte IQ is? Doe dan deze professionele IQ test van 123test.
www.iq-test.nl   (152 words)

  
 IQ Tests   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
IQ tests listed here are just for your amusement...
Results of iq tests should not be taken too literally.
Gives IQ score, includes timer so you will get a better score if you are quicker.
www.2h.com /iq-tests.html   (238 words)

  
 IQ Tests & Personality Tests - 3SmartCubes.com
The intelligence quotient (IQ test) measures the ratio of a person's intellectual age to his/her chronological age.
Most adult IQ tests are designed for people who are at least 16 years old.
This test scores over standard IQ tests because at the end of it you are not simply left with a number representing your intelligence quotient but are told of how you scored on the 7 different aptitudes which combine to determine one's intelligence.
www.3smartcubes.com   (768 words)

  
 Urban Legends Reference Pages: Inboxer Rebellion (Presidential IQ)
Bush was rated the lowest of all the Republicans with an IQ of 91.
President Lyndon B. Johnson was rated the lowest of all the Democrats with an IQ of 126.
In any case, IQ is a dodgy enough concept even when measured by tests designed for the purpose — trying to guess not just relative rankings but specific IQ scores based solely on writings and speeches is bound to be error-prone.
www.snopes.com /inboxer/hoaxes/presiq.htm   (888 words)

  
 Kids IQ Test ebook
The test questions are similar to those received in selection tests and so will give your child an idea of how IQ and selection test questions are constructed, how to do IQ and selection tests and how to score them.
These tests will also provide a good predictor of how your children will do at school and how they will perform when they come to take future aptitude tests that are important to their success.
This e-book will benefit many different age groups as it will provide a comparison of five different types of intelligences and will give them an idea of how selection test questions are constructed.
www.childs-iq.com   (1451 words)

  
 iQ - The Future for Post Production   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
iQ is the single most exciting development in the post industry for the last few years.
iQ's unique resolution co-existence means that no matter what format and resolution your material is in, you can work with it all on the same timeline, in realtime.
iQ is open - it is a completely integrated environment where Quantel's purpose-built hardware meets the openness of a standard (but very high specification) PC.
www.quantel.com /domisphere/infopool.nsf/html/92CF013CCFE1301480256CDF0033A7D0   (309 words)

  
 Definition of IQ
The Practical Significance of IQ The average IQ of the population as a whole is, by definition, 100.
Those with IQs of 150+ qualify for membership in the Triple-Nine Society and the One-in-a-Thousand (OATH) Society, those with IQs of 164 or above are potential candidates for the Prometheus Society and the Ultranet, and those rare specimens with IQs above 176 are welcomed into the Mega and Pi Societies.
The average IQ of all college professors is 130, which lies within the upper 3% of the general public.
www.geocities.com /rnseitz/Definition_of_IQ.html   (3064 words)

  
 IQ Test: Test your Intelligence - iVillage
This test will synthesize your IQ by evaluating 12 types of intelligences, such as pattern recognition, arithmetic, logic, spatial skills and processing speed.
Although there are only 32 questions on the test, we utilize collected data to the fullest, which gives us quality akin to that of a professional, hour-long exam.
Since this IQ test is provided for free on the Internet, we are unable to monitor your honesty while taking the test.
www.ivillagehealth.com /quiz/iqtest/pages/0,12910,261445_295384,00.html   (350 words)

  
 Indiana University study: having children significantly lowers parents’ IQs
Another IQ test was given to each set of parents successful in conceiving and birthing a baby six months after their child was born.
In every single one of the 173 cases, both parents scored at least twelve points lower on the second IQ test, with the majority of parents losing twenty or more IQ points.
The IQ tests show that when a child is born, the part of the brain that makes one think objectively takes the biggest hit when it comes to losing brainpower.
www.hoosiergazette.com /News/Sept2004/news001.htm   (346 words)

  
 IQ TEST
After you have taken the IQ test, you will get an authentic IQ-Certifikat as proof of your intelligence, wich you may show to your family, neighbours and colleagues.
Marc: Is the guy who has the highest IQ at this point.
The gorilla Koko was testet with a human IQ test.
www.personaltest.co.uk /iq/index.asp?ref=3400   (201 words)

  
 New Scientist Breaking News - Rejection massively reduces IQ   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Rejection can dramatically reduce a person's IQ and their ability to reason analytically, while increasing their aggression, according to new research.
In the second, people taking a personality test were given false feedback, telling them they would end up alone in life or surrounded by friends and family.
But the IQ scores also immediately dropped by about 25 per cent, and their analytical reasoning scores dropped by 30 per cent.
www.newscientist.com /news/news.jsp?id=ns99992051   (366 words)

  
 The Intelligence Quotient (IQ), one of the most widely used measures in the field of psychology
An important feature of his test was, that when calculating the IQ, this test took age into account.
An IQ tells you what your score is on a particular intelligencetest, compared to your age-group.
It means that 68 percent of tha population score an IQ within the interval 85-115.
www.psyonline.nl /en-iq.htm   (455 words)

  
 Steve Sailer's Articles on IQ; red blue state IQ hoax, national IQ, George W. Bush's IQ higher than John F. Kerry's, ...
Millions of Democrats have consoled themselves with a chart claiming to show that the average IQ in Kerry states is much higher than in Bush states.
It’s constantly said in the Establishment Media that IQ and IQ tests have been "discredited." But the institution that has studied IQ testing in the greatest detail over the last 87 years—the U.S. military—remains utterly devoted to the value of cognitive tests.
The strong correlation between IQ and the wealth of nations demonstrated by Lynn and Vanhanen is of world-historical importance.
www.isteve.com /Articles_IQ.htm   (2799 words)

  
 IQTest.com
Click here to take our free, private, and fun IQ test.
Our original IQ test is the most scientifically valid IQ test available on the web today.
In addition to measuring your general IQ, our exclusive test assesses your performance in 13 different areas of intelligence, revealing your key cognizant strengths and weaknesses.
www.iqtest.com   (178 words)

  
 IQ Tests: Collection of Intelligence, Logic, and Memory Tests.
IQ Tests: Collection of Intelligence, Logic, and Memory Tests.
We'll sort the tests by topic and alphabetically, tell you which ones you've already taken and suggest other tests...
Test your IQ without cultural or educational bias.
www.queendom.com /tests/iq/index.html   (55 words)

  
 Halfbakery: IQ on driver's license
In addition to other demographic data listed with your state government, your IQ should be listed on your driver's license or state ID. This way people can be carded for specific events, not based on age, but based upon their IQ.
IQ test intelligence does not equal competence in other areas of life, since IQ tests only sample a small cluster of the constellation of mental abilities.
It would be nice to see an IQ requirement for some products, so there won't be this warning on a hairdryer: Do not use while sleeping.
www.halfbakery.com /idea/IQ_20on_20driver_27s_20license   (789 words)

  
 IQ Test Labs - free online testing.
This test will determine your IQ by evaluating nine distinct intellectual and mental abilities.
Specifically IQ Test Labs have formulated a test designed to assess the following major types of intelligence.
IQ tests which display statistics provide a great way of comparing your skills to other people's.
www.intelligencetest.com   (360 words)

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