A nine-year-old boy will become the youngest ever graduate at the end of this year, sparking a competition among the world’s top universities to sign up the boy genius.
OK. There is variance among humans after all.
Laurent Simons has an IQ of at least 145
There never was a golden age of newspapers but there’s at least a thought that there was a time when an IQ of 145 would have been thought to be, by the Telegraph, evidence of being a bit bright rather than actually a genius.
245 would be a more likely number for young Laurent, don’t you think?
But then perhaps among modern journalists that first number is right?