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    Default Richard Feynman: Ideal NT?

    Has anyone else read his books? Anyone else familiar with him?


    I really like this guy. Let's talk about him.
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    He was an ENTP and a Nobel Prize winning physicist as well as amateur painter and bongo player.

    According to Wikipedia, he also had a meager 125 IQ. That seems a little low for a genius such as him.

    Goes to show you that an IQ is about as meaningless as [insert witty analogy here].

    He also died at the age of 69 -- more meaningful than any IQ score!

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    He's excellent. I wrote a poem on INTPC somewhere about Far Rockaway.
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    According to Wikipedia, he also had a meager 125 IQ. That seems a little low for a genius such as him.

    Goes to show you that an IQ is about as meaningless as [insert witty analogy here].

    He also died at the age of 69 -- more meaningful than any IQ score!
    I have a theory that IQ tests (very slightly) handicaps right brain thinkers (ENFPs, ENTPs, INFJ, INTJs etc) - because of their non linear or global thinking styles. I always found that some of the things I answered wrong as a child is because I imagined different interpretations instead of the more obvious meaning of some of the questions. I think ISTPs, INTPs, ENTJs, ESTJs are slightly inflated according to the standard IQ measurements.

    Because of my weaker verbal ability (being right brained) - you guys might need some clarification on what I'm rambling about..

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    I read somewhere that IQ tests basically test one's abstract thinking, aka "NT-ness".

    Which means XNTX should have the upper hand.


    What makes you think INTJs are right brained? the abstractness? I've always seen myself as more left-brained... just not Linear Left brained.
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    Yes, typically they do test ability for abstract thinking, but from a common sense perspective.

    A dominant N would more likely go with what is less obvious.

    I think the INTP is probably the best when it comes to IQ scores because of their adeptness for analytic abstract logic.

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