Re: Better people

Timothy Bates (
Tue, 08 Jun 1999 14:42:07 +1000

How the hell can 14 out of 15 abilities be _anything_ above your mean ability, let alone two standard deviation above it?

Try parsing this sentence
"95% of goods in the shop were above the average price of goods in the shop"

make sense?

PS: this is not necessarily a criticism of your report: the test might be this nonsensical for all I know.


> I found out that 14 of my 15 abilities were 20-30 points higher than you would
> expect from my single number IQ score. Considering that your brother is
> and still manages to score 120, I wouldn't be surprised if your brother share
> but not all, of your talents.