Re: Introduction

From: Damien Broderick (
Date: Tue May 30 2000 - 21:20:37 MDT

>>altamira wrote:
>>> remember being told that I was eligible to join some group called the
>>> Sigma Club or something like that.

>And Spike wrote:
>>I too am eligible for 3-sigma from the mean IQ. Assuming they dont
>>specify *which direction* from the mean...

Orthogonal? Egad.

A quick Web browse tells me

>the "4-sigma" level we computed for the Mega test corresponds to
>slightly less than "164 IQ" on the Stanford-Binet

WAIS has a sigma of 15 points, Mega of 16. So 3 sigma is at least 145 or
higher. Many of those in the room would meet that standard, I'd guess;
some, way higher.

[not telling]

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