Famous people with high IQs. Do you make the list?
June 9, 2:44 PM

Stephen Colbert once said, “My IQ is 95. I got an A!” Then again, he also said, “I’m not the sharpest knife in the spoon.”

Intelligence Quotient or “IQ” is intended to measure the cognitive ability to reason, assess a problem, and form an appropriate solution.

It does not necessarily equate to having a higher degree of knowledge or practical application of intelligence, but instead attempts to measure the potential of reasoning skills.

The standard measurement related to IQ is that the average is 90-109, with above average and gifted individuals at 110-139 and near genius to genius rankings at 139+.

Arguably one of the smartest people in the world alive today is Christopher Michael Langan, a former bouncer of 20 years with a verified IQ of 195.

Also making the list are a smorgasbord of Chess players, including Garry Kasparov (195), Robert Byrne (170), and Bobby Fischer (167).

Here is the full article.

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