The world has seen a few true geniuses over the course of time. Some of the most well-known brains are, of course, Isaac Newton, Albert Einstein and Stephen Hawking. Could a third emerge from today’s young generation of thinkers?
Clearly, a good memory is important for children to learn and retain new information, both in school and at home. In fact, according to psychologist and author Tracy Packiam Alloway, “working memory is linked not just to learning (from kindergarten to college), but for decision making in everyday activities.”
Thanks to the largest and oldest high IQ society in the world, Mensa, it has become possible to know the IQs of many children and trust me African American kids are not left out.
Mensa, as a non-profit organization, is open to people who score at the 98th percentile or higher on a standardized, supervised IQ or other approved intelligence test.
According to the organization, which provides a forum for intellectual exchange among its members in more than 100 countries around the world, these are the Black kids with the highest IQs: