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  1. #1 Logical thinking + tension/stress = fail 
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    i scored 95-100 on an iq test given by a qualified psychologist, i was under a lot of tension while taking the test since the psychologist was sitting in front of me and staring at me while i was trying to solve the questions and puzzles, i was always concentrating on her watching me, i couldnt think straight because my mind automatically wandered to the thought of her watching me doing the puzzles, i also made alot of pointless mistakes during the test..

    when i take IQ tests online i am able to concentrate alot more since im alone and under no tension, knowing that only I will know my score and i always score about 130 on them, i believe that tension can lower your problem solving skills/reasoning alot so i also believe that the score i scored at that psychologist is bullshit.


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    thoughts?


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    Sounds to me like you're unhappy with your score, it causes tension in you, and you are trying to find a rational way to justify it to yourself... by expressing anger toward the psychologist who has nothing to do with your own performance or abilities.

    Take responsibility for yourself and your outputs in life. Online tests are nonsense. If you want to see if your score was lower due to situational circumstances, then try it again and see. Bitching and moaning about the psychologist shows only your current low level of maturity.
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    eh.. no, your misunderstanding good sir, i have no grudge against the psychologist himself, i shouldve skipped using the world "fucking" but for some apparent reason i didnt, its just that i cant think while other people are staring at me.. maybe i am of average intelligence but yes this could be a good reason why im not..

    and also, how come everyone says that "online iq tests are "b-bullthit" when they arenīt because the questions given in those tests are pretty similar to the ones that the psychologist gave me.

    Also. he psychologist gave me questions about history, now how on earth does ones knowledge in history measure his IQ?

    The online tests had no history questions in it therefore they should be considered the legit ones..

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    Quote Originally Posted by inow
    Sounds to me like you're unhappy with your score, it causes tension in you, and you are trying to find a rational way to justify it to yourself... by expressing anger toward the psychologist who has nothing to do with your own performance or abilities.

    Take responsibility for yourself and your outputs in life. Online tests are nonsense. If you want to see if your score was lower due to situational circumstances, then try it again and see. Bitching and moaning about the psychologist shows only your current low level of maturity.
    i changed my post, sorry for making my point unclear..
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    Hey there derp,

    Just a couple of points you might like to consider;

    1. Each successive post (of yours), gets less readable. Perhaps you could take minute or two to collect your thoughts and check what you have typed, prior to clicking 'submit'.

    2. Spot the difference in these two sentences;
    the psychologist was sitting in front of me and staring at me........ i couldnt think straight because my mind automatically wandered to the thought of her watching me doing the puzzles
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    i have no grudge against the psychologist himself
    3. I'm inclined to agree with you, that IQ tests are heavily weighted towards memory rather than intelligence. Yet that is to be expected since man has never really understood what be intelligence, nor had any reasonable and consistent definition upon which to reference.
    sunshinewarrior: If two people are using the same word, but applying different meanings to it, then they're not communicating.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Apopohis Reject
    Hey there derp,

    Just a couple of points you might like to consider;

    1. Each successive post (of yours), gets less readable. Perhaps you could take minute or two to collect your thoughts and check what you have typed, prior to clicking 'submit'.

    2. Spot the difference in these two sentences;
    the psychologist was sitting in front of me and staring at me........ i couldnt think straight because my mind automatically wandered to the thought of her watching me doing the puzzles
    and;
    i have no grudge against the psychologist himself
    3. I'm inclined to agree with you, that IQ tests are heavily weighted towards memory rather than intelligence. Yet that is to be expected since man has never really understood what be intelligence, nor had any reasonable and consistent definition upon which to reference.
    you guys are just making this complicated, i am against the psychologist watching me do the puzzles, i would like to do them while he is not watching me, therefore i am against him watching me but not against him as an individual, ok?

    i know what im talking about, you guys are making me look like im going against my own statements, which i am not, im just being misunderstood..
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    cant we all just get to the main point of my post and stop trying to make me look like im dumb?

    i would also like to share with you some experiences ive done with alcohol, i drank 3 beers and got kind of drunk, being drunk makes you less aware of all the psychological bullshit going on in our minds therefore i was able to think much clearer, all my insecurity and all my anxiety went away so my mind operated much better

    i took an internet IQ test while drunk and scored 4 points higher than my previous online IQ test record, 128..

    these tests arent made by idiots, they must be based on some "real" IQ tests..

    but the online ones dont have the pointless "who built the 16th chapel" questions..
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    Quote Originally Posted by inow
    Sounds to me like you're unhappy with your score, it causes tension in you, and you are trying to find a rational way to justify it to yourself... by expressing anger toward the psychologist who has nothing to do with your own performance or abilities.

    Take responsibility for yourself and your outputs in life. Online tests are nonsense. If you want to see if your score was lower due to situational circumstances, then try it again and see. Bitching and moaning about the psychologist shows only your current low level of maturity.
    Nonsense. People perform complex tasks poorly while being watched.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Twit of wit
    Quote Originally Posted by inow
    Sounds to me like you're unhappy with your score, it causes tension in you, and you are trying to find a rational way to justify it to yourself... by expressing anger toward the psychologist who has nothing to do with your own performance or abilities.

    Take responsibility for yourself and your outputs in life. Online tests are nonsense. If you want to see if your score was lower due to situational circumstances, then try it again and see. Bitching and moaning about the psychologist shows only your current low level of maturity.
    Nonsense. People perform complex tasks poorly while being watched.
    I have to agree. I'm not sure what my IQ is but when I'm nervous it seems to drop 20-30 points. Also, the guy said he was asked questions about history...that doesn't sound like an IQ test at all. I have never heard of a psychologist who would sit directly in front of someone while performing an IQ test...such people are supposed to be well aware of potential distractions and should do everything in their power to get rid of them.
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    Online tests are nonsense.
    So are IQ tests. There are different kinds of intelligence. Some people are good at memorization (historians, biologists, etc), some excell in puzzle-solving/logic tasks (mathematicians, philosophers, etc), others are imaginative and creative (poets, musicians, artists, etc.) yet not considered "bright" by society.
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    Quote Originally Posted by gottspieler
    Online tests are nonsense.
    So are IQ tests. There are different kinds of intelligence. Some people are good at memorization (historians, biologists, etc), some excell in puzzle-solving/logic tasks (mathematicians, philosophers, etc), others are imaginative and creative (poets, musicians, artists, etc.) yet not considered "bright" by society.
    Here good sir, have a glass of chocolate milk, you deserve it for your valid points.

    no irony in my previous sentence.
    Has anyone really been far as decided to use even go want to do look more like?
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    You're very strange sir.
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    Quote Originally Posted by gottspieler
    You're very strange sir.
    Relax fella, im just messin with ya, but i still encourage you to drink that chocolate milk..
    Has anyone really been far as decided to use even go want to do look more like?
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    I am relaxed. You telling me to relax means that you probably aren't. You relax. :wink: And you better not have poisoned my fucking milk.
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