|Nicole Barr with her Mensa IQ score|
Photo courtesy: The Daily Mirror
Twelve-year-old Nicole Barr of Harlow in the Essex county scored 162 points on the Mensa IQ test, topping famous scientists Albert Einstein and Stephen Hawking, reports the Daily Mirror. She, belonging to a humble migrant Roma or gypsy family, surpassed them by two points!
Expressing her pride, mother Dolly Buckland, 34, said of her daughter, "She's a hard, hard working child. She stays after school for homework club and never misses a day."
She further said, "From a young age she's been picking out mistakes in books and magazines. She's a happy, fun-loving girl who is always asking for extra homework. She's determined to finish school and go to college and university to be a paediatrician."
The average adult IQ score is 100, and 140 and up fall into the 'genius' category.
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