What Is An Average IQ?

The IQ test that so many of us are familiar with and likely have even taken ourselves at some point in our lives. Understanding what the average IQ is for human beings is a more complex subject than it might appear on the surface. In fact, some say that many IQ tests...

What is a High IQ?

You may think of yourself as a relatively smart person, but unsure of exactly what is a high IQ. Is 110 a high IQ? Is it an average IQ? For those people who have had their IQ tested at some point in their life, and know their score, they still may not know if their...

IQ Range: IQ Scores Explained

Alfred Binet, a French psychologist, is credited with being the inventor of the first modern IQ test. Later American tests posited that intelligence was fixed and unbending. This did not agree with his conceptualization of intelligence. The very concept of an...

IQs of Famous People & Celebrities

When we think of celebrities, we tend to think about glamour and glitz, and these people are generally in the entertainment business. This can mean that the famous individual is an actor or actress, director, musical performer, et cetera. But one thing that...

What Is A Good IQ Score?

IQ is one of the traditional measures of intelligence and many people are interested in questions like: What is a good IQ? What is a low IQ? What is an average IQ? While a scale exists, it can be hard to parse without a bit of guidance. Below is a brief explanation of...

5 Things That Will Make You Smarter and Increase Your IQ

Contrary to popular belief your intelligence quotient (IQ) is not genetically set in stone. While you definitely have some predisposed levels of intelligence there are a variety of ways you can improve your overall intellect with a little commitment and persistence....

Fluid vs. Crystallized Intelligence

Intelligence has been defined in many different ways. While we have all heard the terms book smart, street smart, or social intelligence, tests of intelligence were developed with two types of intelligence in mind: crystallized and fluid intellect. These two concepts...

Types of IQ Tests

There are many types of IQ tests that are used depending on the specific situation. Understand a bit more about how these tests are administered, their similarities and differences and why you’d take one of these over the other versions available. Woodcock-Johnson...

How To Make Sense of IQ Test Scores

There are quite a few IQ tests being used today and each test has their own range of IQ scores to determine the intelligence of the individual taking the test. By understanding the various testing ranges and scores, a person can understand where their intelligence...