One constraint is imposed by making the tests multiple choice: hence they cannot measure your ability to answer questions where there are multiple right answers, or where imagination is required. Yet most real life problems are of this kind.
What about GRE and other standardized tests used as the first filter for higher studies application like PhD? I have always felt cheated on this aspect and was wondering whether there are estimates showing how GRE predicts PhD completion (at the minimum).
Ok i’ll admit it — I fell for the Murray/Molyneux/McInnes full court press in matters of IQ, but you have completely and enjoyably settled my opinion in your favour. Many thanks for this and all other BS explosions you’re responsible for.
Those guys have valid opinions, but IQ is not one of them clearly!
Another issue i have with IQ is that I yet have to get the same IQ test result twice for me.
My range of IQ results is from 102 to 149. To me, this kind of screams bullshit measure. I also got the highest IQ results in tests where I was thinking (as opposed to solving random and not very interesting problems, actually, the…