How is IQ measured?

Last updated: 08 Oct, 2014

IQ is measured on a numerical scale from 1 to over 100. A persons IQ is scored following the completion of a standardized IQ test. An IQ score of under 70 is seen as someone with limited mental ability, whereas a score of 90-109 is taken as a person with normal intelligence levels. An IQ score of 110 or above is seen as above average intelligence and the higher the score would indicate a very gifted or genius person. Many psychologists supported by scientific research believe IQ is a massive oversimplification of a persons true cognitive ability. For a true reflection of intelligence a kid or adult should test for working memory, perceptual reasoning, verbal comprehension and the brains processing speed.Please read more on the science behind RaiseYourIQ.

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