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Evidence based on intersection of two sets of rare cases
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Nov 18, 2012 1:23 PM



Gary
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Re: Evidence based on intersection of two sets of rare cases
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Nov 12, 2012 2:27 AM


On Monday, November 12, 2012 1:15:47 AM UTC+2, Herman Rubin wrote: > On 20121111, Gary wrote: > > > Terman's longitudinal study of about 1000 people with very high > > IQs actually shows that none of them (for example) obtained a Nobel > > prize. See, for example: > > > > > > > http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/beautifulminds/200909/thetruthaboutthe > > termites > > > > > So we see see two sets of rare cases (Nobel prize winners and very > > high IQ individuals) but no intersection of these two sets. Does this > > observation suggest that very high IQ is likely to mean that a person > > is less likely to win a Nobel prize? > > > > Albert Einstein had a very high IQ and won a Nobel prize. >
Einstein was not in Terman's sample. Was his IQ enough to have got him included in the Terman sample?
Lance



