A high IQ doesn't mean you're smart

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Thu, Nov 19th, 2009 09:04 by capnasty NEWS

IQ tests are very good at measuring certain mental faculties, including logic, abstract reasoning, learning ability and working-memory capacity--how much information you can hold in mind. But the tests fall down when it comes to measuring those abilities crucial to making good judgments in real-life situations.

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