Every day, we hear stories of child prodigies but not many are like Tara Sharifi, an 11-year-old who is said to have a higher IQ than the great Albert Einstein.
11-year-old Tara Sharifi is the latest child prodigy and for the right reasons, because according to a recent report, the young lady has a higher IQ score than two famous scientists, Albert Einstein and Stephen Hawking.
The Iranian Sharifi, who is resident in the UK, took her IQ test at Oxford and according to Nextshark.com, scored 162 points on the test, which is two points ahead of what is speculated for Einstein and Hawking.
A student at Aylesbury High School, Sharifi is now regarded as beyond genius per the standards of Mensa, the world famous IQ society.
Mensa geniuses are marked around 140 points on IQ tests.
The Mensa IQ test, which needed to be answered within a set time, focused on the student’s ability to understand the meanings of words.
With the score she received, Sharifi now qualifies for the Mensa membership, a group that prides itself as a collection of the most intelligent people in the world.
“I was shocked when I got the result. I never expected to get such a good score,” Sharifi reportedly said.
“It was a joint decision between me and my parents to take the test. “It will be a wonderful opportunity to meet other people within the Mensa system. I have told some of my friends at school and they were really impressed," she added.
Meanwhile, Angela Tabiri, a young female math-goddess is making headlines for the superior quality of work she has produced for her PhD in Mathematics for the University of Glasgow.
While Mathematics is generally regarded as a no-go area for most women, Angela, is challenging this narrative with her recent work.
And the high quality of her work has gained traction on social media and many have showered accolades on the math-goddess.
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