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RE: [xmca] FW: Autistic Boy: Higher IQ Than Einstein Dev's Own Th. of Relativity
The major problem, I supose, is not about IQ, but about how to assess "mental age"...No problem with 3 age years children with IQ 170, but how do you assess his/her "mental age"....Achilles.
> Date: Mon, 18 Apr 2011 23:39:11 +0100
> Subject: Re: [xmca] FW: Autistic Boy: Higher IQ Than Einstein Dev's Own Th. of Relativity
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> > We had a show on TV from the BBC the other night about "child geniuses."
> They all had an IQ of 170, because that is a cut-off level, and proud
> parents were getting their kids tested at age 3!! The show didn't spell it
> out, but IQ is age-adjusted, isn't it? So claiming an IQ of 170 for a
> 3-year-old is madness. I don't doubt these kids are very gifted and special,
> but ...
> > Andyh
> You'd hope (and, if that way inclined, pray) that he knows the media
> show is an act for bank rolling his (and his 'teams') future.
> Bobby Fischer's 'going AWOL' is absolutely no surprise to me.
> I guess the message to our media stars is "For as long as we adore
> you, we'll never want to understand you". No pressure!
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