Adult film actress Asia Carrera has an IQ of 156. Her daughter too is a prodigy and went to college at 11 years of age.
Assia Carrera insisted on getting her driver’s license photograph wearing a colander for a hat, saying it was religious. The religion was that of Flying Spaghetti Monster.
Einstein was born with a missing brain part, due to which he could not speak until the age of three. His parietal lobe was unusually large, which is responsible for Maths and spatial recognition.
The design of birds’ brains is more superior than mammals’ brains. Mammals just happen to be more intelligent because of large brains.
High IQ is associated with various mental and immunological diseases like depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety, ADHD as well as allergies, asthma, and immune disorders.
When under stress, the human IQ can drop by 13%.
The intelligence of a crow is same as that of a 7-year-old. They have a long-term memory, can recognize faces, can manipulate tools and understand analogy.
The difference between friendly dogs and wild wolves is caused by a gene mutation. If the same gene mutation happened to humans, it would cause hypersociality and reduced intelligence.
Parrots can have the intelligence of a five-year-old. They can have a vocabulary of 150 words and can ask for certain objects from owners. When the object is different from what they asked, they refuse to take it.
Sarcasm is the “highest form of intelligence,” as “interpretation and construction of sarcasm lead to greater creativity because they activate abstract thinking.”
Octopus are so intelligent that it is illegal in many countries to operate on them without anesthesia.
The IQ test was originally developed by Alfred Binet as a method to identify students who needed help.
People with high IQs tend to appreciate dark humor more.
On the whole, IQ tests are considered as unreliable for testing someone’s intelligence, because there is no one way to test so many parameters.
When asked what his IQ was, Stephen Hawking said “I have no idea. People who boast about their IQ are losers”