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    "Meet the 12-Year-Old With a Higher IQ Than Stephen Hawking and Albert Einstein"
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    Nicole Barr, 12, earned a 162 — a perfect score — on her Mensa IQ test.

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    A 12-year-old in the U.K. has received a perfect score on her Mensa IQ test, ranking her two points above both Albert Einstein and Stephen Hawking in the society’s elite `group of members.`

    `Nicole Barr took the test at the same time as her father did a couple of weeks ago, and got her results — a score of 162 — on Thursday, easily beating his score. Her father, Jim Barr, says he had a hunch that Nicole would be admitted to Mensa, despite the low acceptance rate — the honor is extended only to those who score in the top 2 percent. “I was expecting her to do well. I knew she had a quick mind for working out problems and puzzles,” Jim tells Yahoo Parenting. “I didn’t want to put any pressure on her, so we went for the fun of it. I had the idea in my mind that she would get into Mensa, but when I got the results back, I thought, ‘Wow that’s a high score!’ It wasn’t until later that I learned it was the top score possible on that test.”

    Read On......
    https://www.yahoo.com/parenting/meet-the-12-year-old-with-a-higher-iq-than-stephen-125857793082.html
     
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    pfft. Big deal. There's at least 10 members here on GT who've gotten that score.






    Me... I got kicked out when I didn't spell my name right on the test form. :rofl:



    Pretty cool story. :thumbsup:
     

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    PS: Miss Barr.... no pressure or anything. Just have to outdo Hawking and Einstein. :rofl:
     
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    wjv RIP Stan Lee.. . .

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    Big difference between having brains and using (applying) one's brains. . . .

    Good luck to her!
     
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    Pffft, at least she doesn't look like them.

    My wife uploaded my picture in this engine that compared your photo with celebrities, mine came up Einstein, FML.

    The wife is super proud of this. She likes'em smart not handsome. Like that Sherri newsome.
     
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    So what.

    Mine is 136 for real, and I'm dumb as a box of rocks.
     
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    I get excited when I finish a crossword puzzle.
     
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    Man! My dyslexia kicked in strong. I read crossbow puzzle. :upeyes: :faint:
     
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    I read your reply and bladed because I saw crossbow.......

    Because of the above examples I feel that I would also score the same if not higher than the chick in the OP........
     
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    I love this Place!.....:supergrin:....and all my friends.."were" all so smart!:animlol:


     
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    My mother told me on several occasions that I scored exceptionally high on an early IQ test.
    She never told me the score, and in all honesty, I really don't care because I believe that there is no test that can accurately grade a persons real intelligence.

    The other reason is that I know several certified geniuses, and I really would not want to be any of them.
    One was a relative that recently passed away. He was smart enough to design and implement technology that was used on the SR71. He has received several presidential accommodations, yet lived his final years pretty much broke.
    Two others friends are similarly intelligent and have achieved great things in their lives, but you would not know it by looking at how they live their lives.

    I have a theory.
    I truly believe that most people possess identical mental resources.
    The difference between a genius and an idiot is how they utilize those resources.

    The genius applies those resources in a narrow focus. Be it mathematical equations, mechanical design, physics or some intellectual discipline.
    Outside of those disciplines, these folks have a hard time fitting in.

    The idiot has limited focus by may often excel in some random but otherwise useless skill. Other than that, this group requires assistance of others in order to survive in this world.

    And then there is the average person, that has the ability to spread those resources amongst various survival related tasks and day to day problem solving. This person may not understand the intricacies of what makes it all work, but still possesses the core knowledge that allow him or her to live their lives from day to day without being consumed by scavengers, or self destructing.

    We all hope that our offspring will be the best in whatever path that they choose, but in reality, the average person has a much better chance at living a happy life.
     
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    It's the ability to learn,not the practicality of it.'08. :whistling:
     
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    My daughter with the 160 ended up going from premed to mom on purpose due to a very high desire to be paternal now is homemaker I feel is such a waste she could be anything. Ended up with just a BA in general studies, my 2nd daughter with the 130 iq has 2 BA S AND is close to PHd and teaches at University although not in a stem area like I had hoped.

    Maybe I should have put my swimmers up for auction.
     
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    They sound more Like Penguins

     
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    Reminds me of a blind date I went on once.

    All the Best,
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