Enjoyable mental exercises to help boost performance on IQ tests This engaging book offers readers the ultimate in calisthenics for the brain. Using the same fun, informative, and accessible style that have made his previous books so popular, Philip Carter helps people identify mental strengths and weaknesses, and provides methods for improving memory, boosting creativity, and tuning in to emotional intelligence. Featuring never-before-published tests designed specifically for this book, plus answers for all questions, this latest treasure trove from a MENSA puzzle editor outlines a fun, challenging program for significantly enhancing performance in all areas of intelligence.
1. Introduction. Aspects of intelligence. Intelligence quotient (IQ). Test 1.1 IQ test. 2. Specific aptitude tests. Section 1 - Verbal aptitude. Test 2.1 Synonym test A. Test 2.2 Synonym test B. Test 2.3 Antonym test A. Test 2.4 Antonym test B. Test 2.5 Analogy test A. Test 2.6 Analogy test B. Test 2.7 Classification test. Test 2.8 Comprehension. Test 2.9 Advanced Verbal test A - multi-discipline. Test 2.10 Advanced Verbal test B - anagrams. Section 11 - Numerical aptitude. Test 2.11 Numerical sequence test. Test 2.12 Mental arithmetric. Test 2.13 Working with numbers. Test 2.14 Advanced numerical aptitude test. Section 111 - Technical aptitude. Test 2.15 Technical aptitude test. 3. Logical reasoning. Test 3.1 Pure logic. Test 3.2 Progressive matrices test. Test 3.3 Advanced logic test. 4. Creativity. Test 4.0 Creativity personality test. Section 1 - Imagination. Test 4.1 Imaginative shapes. Test 4.2 Wild imagination. Test 4.3 Creative logic. Test 4.4 The bucket test. Section 11 - Lateral thinking. Test 4.5 Lateral thinking test. Test 4.6 Lateral thinking exercises. Section 111 - Problem Solving. Test 4.7 Problem-solving exercises. 5. Emotional intelligence. Test 5.1 Anxious or relaxed. Test 5.2 Extrovert or introvert. Test 5.3 Optimist or passimist. Test 5.4 Self-confidence. Test 5.5 Tough or tender. 6. Memory. Test 6.1 Pattern recognition A Test 6.2 Word association. Test 6.3 Verbal dexterity and memory test - anagrams. Test 6.4 Number/shape recognition. Test 6.5 Pattern recognition B. Test 6.6 Instructions. Test 6.7 Pattern recognition C. Test 6.8 Shopping List. Test 6.9 Attention to detail. Test 6.10 Memorising an address. 7. Answers, explanations and assessments. 8. Hints.