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Intelligence Quotient

App of the week

Dr Reichel's IQ Test


Rating 8/10

Tuesday, 14 August, 2012, 1:07pm

Health bites

It's not you, it's us

25 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Tests raise hope for Alzheimer's

Elderly people given cognitive training in a test by the Jockey Club Centre for Positive Ageing performed much better in reasoning and memory than those who were not given training.

10 Sep 2011 - 12:00am


Let's embrace the concept of HQ

Many people believe that someone with a high IQ and EQ stands more of a chance to succeed. It is true that high levels of IQ and EQ help you tackle problems better.

3 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Why happiness is the key to success

It is commonly believed that a person with a high IQ and EI (emotional intelligence) can succeed in the workplace. But perhaps that's no longer the case. HQ - the happiness quotient - is the new key to being popular at work.

19 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Only natural

As it becomes increasingly apparent that the human race has abused the planet too much for its own good, fashion labels are jumping on the organic bandwagon. Local brand EQ:IQ has launched a spring-summer clothing line made from 100 per cent certified-organic cotton.

4 May 2008 - 12:00am

NY fashion boss knows how to take it easy

For the international creative director of a burgeoning fashion conglomerate, Richard Hand is surprisingly easygoing. 'If you're uptight, other people are uptight,' he said. The New Yorker oversees Global Retail's umbrella of labels and was in town for Monday's EQ:IQ spring-summer preview at the Bethanie Hall. The French label is one of many on Global Retail's growing roster.

4 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Many teenagers who abuse drugs do poorly in IQ test

Teens who abuse drugs are left with lower mental abilities, with some users functioning at levels classified as mentally retarded, a youth worker group said yesterday after presenting results of a three-year study.

28 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Have your say

Try to be an angel

Recently, my schoolmate said something awful to me, and I felt very angry about it.

For a while I couldn't stop thinking about it, and I hated my schoolmate. Did she know how unhappy she made me?

Then, I thought about why I cared so much - it was just a few words and a small frustration

in life.

7 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

Men smarter?

Men have larger brains, higher IQs, and are simply smarter than women, says a British academic (already controversial for his claim that white people are more intelligent than blacks). Thus men are more likely to win Nobel prizes. What's your view? Write to us

28 Aug 2005 - 12:00am