Can I Improve my IQ Score?
people wish they had a higher IQ score, especially after taking the test
the first time. During your first IQ Test, you often do not perform as well as
you could due to a number of factors, including unfamiliarity with the
questions, not being sure what to expect, and overall test anxiety.
Additionally, you are in control of how agile your mental abilities are at
different stages throughout your life – and it can change. To help you improve
your IQ Test results, use these key strategies.
practice tests. The more often you have to work through problems that are
similar to those on an IQ Test, the more you will get used to the methodologies
involved in solving them. The best practice Tests to take are those that are
both similar to the official IQ Test you plan on taking as well as those that
provide answers and explanations to each question (otherwise, it is more
difficult to learn from your mistakes).
something mentally stimulating every day. In addition to taking practice
tests, other types of mental stimulation can help you improve your IQ score
(and watching TV does not count as mental stimulation!). Try puzzles such as
Sudoku or logic puzzles to help keep your brain sharp.
your nerves on test day. Many times test anxiety can lead to a lower IQ Test
score than you are capable of. Work on some breathing exercises and learn to
calm your nerves so that they don’t interfere with your true potential.