Re: iq tests

From: Technotranscendence (
Date: Mon May 22 2000 - 00:29:06 MDT

[Non-member submission]

On Wednesday, May 17, 2000 6:50 PM wrote:
> wrote:
> <<
> Some extremely cultural neutral tests have been developed which use pure
> symbols to do things like pattern matching, simple induction, and so
> >From what little I've read, there's a strong correlation between people
> do well on conventional IQ tests and these unconventional ones. It's not
> 100%, but it is high enough to perhaps make a case for general
> >>
> I 'spect you-all have seen this before, but if not:
> as an example of what IMHO is a culturally neutral IQ test.

It's pretty close, but the first eight questions require knowledge of
numbers and letters. The rest is much better. As long as you can see and
follow verbal instructions, they should be easy to complete for someone who
otherwise has not been exposed to numbers and letters.

(Sorry I didn't answer this sooner.)


Daniel Ust

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