What is a normal person’s IQ?
IQ is a number meant to measure people cognitive abilities (intelligence) in relation to their age group.
An I.Q between 90 and 110 is considered average; over 120, superior.
Roughly 68% of the population has an IQ between 85 and 115.
The average range between 70 and 130, and represents about 95% of the population.
Is a IQ of 99 good?
Most people (about 68 percent) have an IQ between 85 and 115. Only a small fraction of people have a very low IQ (below 70) or a very high IQ (above 130). The average IQ in the United States is 98.
What is the average IQ of a child?
The average or normal, range of IQ is 90 to110; IQ scores of at least 120 are considered superior.
Can low IQ parents have a high IQ child?
The same is true for two high IQ parents (although their kids will tend to have higher IQs). And for two low IQ parents. This possible range of IQs is so wide and unpredictable because so many different genes are involved in IQ.
Does IQ go down with age?
Yes, your IQ can change over time. But [IQ] tests give you the same answer to a very substantial extent, even over a period of year. The older you are, the more stable your test score will be. The most volatility in IQ scores is in childhood, mostly in adolescence.