IQ Level Can Hit the Bottom in Adolescence
A study revealed that IQ is variable in growth and may show sharp spikes and decreases in this period.
So far, IQ was thought to be stable. Thus, predictions were made for the academic life and career of the child. However, recent findings on IQ show that teachers should not be in a hurry to make academic career predictions for their students.
According to the Guardian; According to Oklahoma State University’s research, the level of IQ in adolescence is affected by changes in the brain . Therefore, rapid and large changes in the level of IQ can occur.
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According to Oklahoma State University’s research, the level of IQ in adolescence is affected by changes in the brain .
Sue Ramsden from University College London has done similar research on 33 students aged 12 to 16 years. These students were tested in 2004 by IQ.
When the test was repeated after 3-4 years, although the majority reached the same IQ values, some students increased or decreased the results by 21 points.
Scientists are now trying to figure out exactly what changed the IQ.