On a scale where American’s average 100 with an SD of 15, Canadian’s have a WAIS-IV full-scale IQ of 104.5 with an SD of 13.4.
Interestingly, American whites score almost as high as Canadians. They have a full-scale IQ of 103.4 with an SD of 14.
If we set the U.S. white mean to be 100 with an SD of 15 (the first IQ tests were normed only on whites), then Canadians have a mean of 101 with an SD of 14.4. So Canadians have virtually identical IQs to American whites. It’s unclear what the IQs of Canadian whites are but I suspect they’re identical to Canadians as a whole.
do i need to list the feelings hurting details? said:
canada: US :: via media: ?
IQ question. the MAT is still accepted by the ottawa based prometheus society.
the answr is…
Austin Slater said:
what’s the answer? my latin sucks.
name redacted by pp, sept 12, 2020 said:
via media is code for church of england. the way between rome and snake handling holler dwellers.
? = the one holy catholic and apostolic church
"everyone wants the raj back." --- william tecumseh sherman said:
if i just parachuted into pakistan (or nigeria, i don’t remember)…
and then jet pack-ed out.
the pakistan tfr would drop by at least 1.
because the pakistani women would spread the news of a what real man looks like.
I believe it. Of course I’m biased in more ways than one but Canada also tends to have more skilled immigrants coming from East and South Asia. We also have a much smaller black population, and we don’t border Mexico. Add up these factors and us having a higher average IQ nationally makes sense. Absolutely.
The Philosopher said:
Puppy is very angry canada has no blacks.
haha he is a big Oprah Winfrey fan
white people are even better at being gross. said:
pretty sure american negroes find chavs scary. british white trash is a whole ‘nother level.
Pumpkin, where did you get this information from?
Everyone including me is a troll here. We’re all very intellectual narcissists here.
I think I was when I was a lot younger.
Name redacted by pp, sept 12, 2020 said:
we are all motivated by tendencies to be genuine though especially in our intellectual endeavors so that is a contradiction to my earlier statements.
i remarkably believe though that intelligence as a word can be defined as being intensely related to having success in creating output. That is the purest abstraction of that word.
Think of an alien species that can create things with its mind and then transcribe it into reality by thinking so deeply about the subject matter that it becomes real.
Then think about measuring output by how much that alien species can create by creating things in its mind. If we measure performance by that then we have a pure measure of intelligence. If not there is no clear measurement whatsoever.
accidentally posted an email but that is quite alright. ive done enough in this world to satisfy the suffering.
I redacted it
well thank you pumpkin. im at my last year of university with a degree in finance and hope i can make it. i dont have much hope in myself as much as i used to but definitely the defragmentation of my mind is helping me combat some of the pain i am going through.
learning new things can be good for your mental health regardless so i find it good to learn new things since it gives me a sense of purpose and satisfies curiosity which is coupled with an intense hormone rush.
at least thats how most of my life epiphanies and values came about!
I may have asked this before, but is your head a low-broad or a high-narrow or just a regular type pp?
I remember the discrepancy between VCI and PRI being much smaller than 3 points in the essentials of Wais iv book.
Pumpkin, what is the average matrix reasoning score for a hispanic, and whats the average similarities score for a hispanic?
i can only find like one study of bilinguals and their scores in relation to monolinguals, or to nonverbal ability.
pumpkin, if the discrepancy between viq and piq is 2 points, and 40% of hispanics are monolingual, what would the discrepancy be between a viq and piq for a bilingual- would it be around 5 points?
If bilingualism is the cause of the discrepancy
I’m assuming it’s most likely bilingualism. A study done of bilinguals showed an average of 100, and the sample was college grads. They were born in the US, and there’s a definite disadvantage in vocabulary, which has been definitively proven. I was wondering if a weakness in vocabulary transferred to similarities, since vocab and similarities measure different things, but it’s well known that vocabulary is the best predictor of Verbal ability, so there has to be some link according to common sense. But psychology sometimes counteracts common sense.
Wait, why the hell is the Asian VCI PRI discrepancy only 1 point on wais iv, but on wisc v, it’s like 4 points VCI PRI discrepancy.
Yeah, for kids the VCI PRI discrepancy among asians is higher than it is for adults, moreso that PRI just drops as asians become adults. Why is that?
But then, nothing else changes, and the FSIQ is still the same for asians.
Ok, apparently for high ses groups vci is higher by 1 point than pri, which works perfectly for asians, which make them about 1.56 points higher, add bilingualism rates, and you get around 4 points discrepancy.
Pumpkin, whats the difference in berbal and performance scores between monolingual and bilingual asians (all other factors equal)