Do you know how your personality compares to 10 000 others? This week we try to demystify ourselves by taking a scientifically valid personality test. The results were somewhat surprising… we also discuss some facts worth knowing about intelligence and how your IQ is determined. To top it off, we talk about our childhood experiences in an obsolete education system.
12:44 – “If you have a big head, it might be a good thing”
12:58 – The controversy surrounding IQ
13:52 – China is trying to find the Holy Grail of intelligence
15:19 – The United States military has been testing the IQ of their recruits for decades
16:54 – “I’m sure there are a few other things about childhood development that could affect your fluid IQ” (Spanking or other forms of corporal punishment can lower a child’s IQ)
19:31 – How do you define intelligence, and are there different types of intelligence?
23:13 – “You may have a great brain that can process things really quickly, but if something is taught to you in a really poor way, then it may take you a very long time to learn that properly”
23:39 – “Good teachers are underrated”
27:27 – Learning mathematics in university was much easier than learning it in grade school
28:38 – “That’s a big critique of the modern Western education system” (Article about the downfall of the Western education system)
33:00 – “I don’t understand why financial knowledge is not taught from early on”