i have to take some issue with the definition of “genius” given in the facebook presentation of this graphic: the caption predicted 85% of respondents would get the answer wrong and only the “genius” 15% would get it correct. the international “high-iq” society (mensa) admits people in the top 2% of iq and i’m not by any means convinced that being in mensa= genius! and my unscientific survey of the over 200,000 responses on facebook did not look as if even 15% had the answer correct… interestingly, the correct answerers simply wrote the number without elaboration; incorrect answerers explained and explained how they derived their mistakes and often insulted folks who had different results ;)
i don’t often get comments on this blog: do you dare???