According to HowStuffWorks, IQ scores between 90 and indicate average intelligence on most tests. IQ tests are administered on a standardized scale that uses as the median score. According to the Curiosity Aroused website, IQ tests have a clear quantitative bell curve that sees 95 percent of test takers scoring somewhere between 70 and The average IQ for an adult is anywhere from 90 to Just to give some figures the average IQ for one that has a mental disibility ranges from 30 to 50 and the IQ for one that is a genius is.
It is important to note that while people often talk about average, low and genius IQs, there is no single IQ test. Many different tests are in use today including the afore-mentioned Stanford-Binet and the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale, as well as the Woodcock-Johnson Tests of Cognitive Abilities. IQ Range Classification; Above Genius or near genius: Very superior: Superior: Normal: Dullness: Below Borderline deficiency.
An IQ test score guide to explain the meaning of your IQ score. In , Wechsler published another edition of his book Measurement and Appraisal of Adult Intelligence. He revised his chapter on the topic of IQ classification and commented that "mental age" scores were not a more valid way to score intelligence tests than IQ scores. He – Above average.
The highest IQ was , according to Guinness Book of Records, this score belongs to the ‘smartest' person in the world Marilyn vos Savant who scored it when she was 10 year old. This would, according to recent research, correspond to about IQ at adult age. An intelligence quotient (IQ) is a total score derived from several standardized tests designed to assess human intelligence. The abbreviation "IQ" was coined by the psychologist William Stern for the German term Intelligenzquotient, his term for a scoring method for intelligence tests at University of Breslau he advocated in a bignightout.info: Z