People everywhere gravitate to smart lovers, because an intelligent partner comes with a host of sexy perks.”But… The whole idea seems weird and elitist to me — kind of like the intellectual equivalent of Millionaire Match.I mean, I understand wanting to date someone who challenges you and makes you think in new ways — but I’m not sure limiting your dating pool to people with super high IQ scores is the best way to go about doing it.You’re in luck — has just what you’ve been looking for.The dating site has teamed up with Mensa International, the world’s largest and oldest high IQ society, to help its most highly intelligent members connect with other absurdly smart people. Your raw IQ score will be scaled and applied to the standard deviation to provide your IQ relative to the normal distribution of intelligence scores for this IQ testing assessment.Taking a free personality test online with us can greatly assist you in making career choices and much more.The collaboration comes hot on the heels of an infographic released by the dating site illustrating where the smartest singles in America live. Helen Fisher, Match’s Chief Scientific Advisor, on Match’s blog, “Why do we want a smart partner?
We offer a number of options in testing to find out what your personality type is.The collaboration will allow Match members to display a Mensa badge to their profiles; they’ll also have the opportunity to take the Mensa test for just a dollar using the code MATCHSUMMER14 from now through July 6.The Mensa testing fee is usually $40; if you score in the 98th percentile (something which about 1 in 50 Americans does), you’ll be eligible to join the organization.To validate the dataset and the test, the relationship of cognitive ability to religious beliefs and political interest/participation is examined.
Cognitive ability is found to be negatively related to all measures of religious belief (latent correlations -.26 to -.35), and found to be positively related to all measures of political interest and participation (latent correlations .19 to .32).
These are sexy,” said Match’s Chief Scientific Advisor Dr. The new site only allows users that match Mensa’s requirement of an IQ in above the 98% of the general population.