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Every item on an IQ test is a sampling. Think about that for a minute, and the implications of multiple sampling. Antistotle September 27, at But smoke a bowl before going in. Or have a couple long island Ice teas. Or heck, influenza or rhinovirus. A room that is too hot, or too noisy.
Which I suspect is what GeneralDisarray is getting at.
Your intuition about IQ testing and testing generally is flawed. You misremember less than you normally would, you recall quicker than you normally would, or the reverse. You reason more sloppily or less sloppily. There is no reason to expect that you would systematically undershoot more than you overshoot, unless you are up against a ceiling that is too low.
Certainly the idea that you would never overshoot is insane. GeneralDisarray September 27, at This is what has been given around the world and characterized.
This is part of noise.
Everyone suffers from this. You could get more than average or less than average. But if you try the test again because you are convinced you had more than average negative noise, you are creating a systematic bias which is far worse if you want a representative result.
There are some really unlucky people who lost way more dice rolls than chance would indicate, and some really lucky people who won way more.
IQ is a thing in the real world with certain error bars. If he goes on to win a Nobel Prize, that g-loaded achievement should be stacked up next to his actual IQ result, and that revealed error is important.
If you take 5 different IQ tests and average them, or whatever, the accuracy of that result is not necessarily relevant at all to the guy who took AN IQ test and wants to know how representative that is. There could be something biasing the results of all these tests.
There is very likely some that you can reduce, but to characterize the reduction you need a significant sample OF these multiple sampling composite tests. The general intelligence factor, your success at intellectually straining tasks.
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I write a lot about the importance of IQ research, and I try to debunk pseudoscientific claims that IQ “isn’t real” or “doesn’t matter” or “just shows how well you do on a test”.