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Mensa: A 12-year-old boy from Devon has surpassed Einstein's IQ

Mensa: A 12-year-old boy from Devon has surpassed Einstein's IQ

A 12-year-old from Devon has scored higher than Albert Einstein and Stephen Hawking on an IQ test and has joined the exclusive Mensa club.

Rory Bidwill did it The highest possible score for his age In the Cattell III B test, Investigation 162 It is two units better than natural legends Einstein and Hawking.

As a result, he was invited to join Mensa, the largest and oldest community for high IQ people in the world.

It should be noted that to become a member of MENSA, a person must have an IQ that ranks them in the top 2% of the human population.

Φωτ.: North Devon today

Two weeks after his twelfth birthday, Rory took a two-hour test without any preparation. According to the North Devon Today newspaper, the student did not know Mensa or the purpose of his assessment through the test, which did not put him under any additional pressure.

The first gymnasium student showed signs of his extraordinary potential from an early age. At just two years old, he was able to solve a 100-piece puzzle by himself, while he was in the second grade of primary school and knew first-grade algebra. From a young age he was particularly weak in mathematics and English, but also in reading, which he mastered Read all seven Harry Potter books in the first eight weeks of lockdown 2020.

Still, his mother says, Rory remains a typical 12-year-old kid who plays Fortnite, talks about soccer, hangs out with his friends, and “every now and then you have to remind him to do his homework.”

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Source: The Guardian/North Devon Today