Category Archives: IQ Related

Just because…

Just because someone is highly intelligent, doesn’t mean they won’t make stupid decisions. Many moons ago, I owned a tile setting company in the Deep South. The homes I would lay tile in were owned by well-to-do people. These were … Continue reading

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The IQ bell curve

  This is a difficult topic to write about. The general population is somewhat squeamish on the subject. The topic of IQ can be explosive. As with anything, IQ can be controversial. ┬áThe information is out there if people really … Continue reading

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Mimics

People are funny. We’re often doing things the make other people scratch their heads and wonder ‘What the hell?’. One of the interesting types of people that humor me are what I call ‘mimics’. Mimics are simply defined as someone … Continue reading

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Which is more important… EQ or IQ?

Emotional quotient (EQ), also known as emotional intelligence, is the ability of an individual to recognize the feelings and emotions of others. This is important in that it allows people to interact with others more effectively as situations and environments … Continue reading

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2017 American Mensa AG! FireHouse Special!

This year’s American Mensa AG is was held in Hollywood, Florida at the beautiful Diplomat Beach Resort. With nearly a thousand Mensans worldwide registered to attend this event by March, it was certainly shaping up to be a large party! … Continue reading

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San Diego Mensa uRGe 2017, aka “Nerd Camp” (26 May – 29 May)

The San Diego Mensa Regional Gathering kicked off today at 3 pm and runs through Monday, ending at 1 pm. The event is being held this year in Palm Springs, California. The event theme this year is “Midnight at the … Continue reading

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Sometimes a Blog Post Writes Itself…

  Recently, I was talking to a co-worker about a picture I had run across on FaceBook. He thought it was funny and asked, ‘Are all of you guys crazy?’ ‘No’, I replied but then went on to expand upon … Continue reading

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Misfit Toys

I’ve struggled with depression over the course of my life. There, I said it. Depression was something I had always regarded as a sign of being mentally weak. To counteract my depression, I pushed through it by ignoring the emptiness… … Continue reading

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Extraverted or Introverted Preference

  Extraverted and Introverted are opposite preferences. A person’s natural tendency toward one will be stronger than the other. Extraverted (E) Extraversion is a preference to focus on the world outside the self. Extraverts enjoy social interactions and tend to … Continue reading

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How Some Fellow Mensans View Mentioning IQ…

Obviously I’m not alone in my ongoing dilemma as to when, if at all, to mention my membership in Mensa. It always felt a bit awkward, and maybe I dreaded the possibility, that someone would think me pretentious or an … Continue reading

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