Intelligence for me is the ability to derive new information from given information. This includes verbal, visual-spatial and mathematical abilities. For certain scientists also processing speed and processing capacity, creativity and capacity for remembering belong to this. All this can be measured with IQ tests.
In the 8th grade when it was about to decide what continuing school I would attend and what profession I aim for, we did such an IQ test. My results were really good but for one area, where I achieved as good as no points. Continue reading