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We have supervised tests scheduled across the United States. Attend one in your area, then score at or above the 98th percentile to be invited to join American Mensa.

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Wondering if you’re Mensa material? With this test, you’ll know in 30 minutes the likelihood of success on our official admission test. Still wondering?

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The Buyback

JJ had bought the gun for cash at an antique store. He took one final look at the old seven-shot revolver in his own old hands before e saw the sign: GUN BUYBACK. The following day, there was a report about a double murder not too far from where he lived.

Here’s Your Lunch, Human

We delivery robots have got human beings all figured out. Humans need food several times a day. When they’re too busy to fetch it themselves, they order it by phone. That’s where we come in.

Nemesis: A Short Story

A young boy spends his final moments with an unexpected old friend — a wonder of nature that he first climbed at age 3. A monster it was, elliptical in shape, as big as a school bus. From the county road it looked like some humpbacked marine leviathan breaching the stillness of an emerald-green sea.

Politics & the Media: The Tipping Point

Advances in communication, in particular the rapid growth of social media, have transformed the political landscape to where our elected leaders execute their responsibilities in ways that would no longer be familiar to the Founding Fathers who crafted the process.

2021 Mensa Foundation Award Winners Announced

Award recipients include a statistical geneticist whose research identified hundreds of genes highly correlated to variations in intelligence, a lifelong pioneer of pedagogy and educational models, a Houston-based literacy and community-building nonprofit, and more.

In Memoriam: Dr. Abbie's Lasting Legacy

Dr. Abbie Salny, who died at age 96 at her New Jersey home, collected endless accolades for her service, inspiration, innovation, and leadership to American Mensa and the Mensa Foundation.

American Mensa Annual Awards

We annually celebrate the members and Local Groups who go above and beyond to help American Mensa thrive. Volunteers are our lifeblood, and these individuals and groups represent the best of the best.

2021 Mensa Select<sup><small>&reg;</small></sup> Winners Announced

After nearly four days of nonstop gameplay at Mensa’s 2021 World Gathering, American Mensa and Mensa members have recognized 10 tabletop games with the coveted Mensa Select award.

National Events

Portland, Maine | April 28 - May 1

An annual tradition since 1990, Mind Games is a four-day board-game-judging marathon, during which the year’s five best new-to-market tabletop games are chosen and awarded the coveted Mensa Select® seal. Join hundreds of tabletop fanatics for a long weekend of around-the-clock board gaming.

Mensa Foundation Colloquium: Advances in Food Science

Explore the latest developments in the field of food science. including the evolution of food safety, emerging food and agricultural technologies, maintaining stable food supplies globally, and more.

Multifaceted Minds | Aug. 24-29, 2021

The largest yearly confab of Mensans anywhere, Mensa’s Annual Gathering spans five days — six in 2021 — and features a sprawl of talks, games, and entertainment. The 2021 Annual Gathering is a party 75 years in the making! Join Mensans from around the world to celebrate the 75th anniversary of Mensa’s founding.

Local & Regional Gatherings

Due to concerns regarding Coronavirus (Covid-19) and to ensure event safety, Columbus Area Mensa's Regional Gathering, Schroedinger's RG, has been canceled. Please visit their website for more information as the situation develops.

We’re returning to Great Wolf Lodge with no increase in price for registration (Boston Mensa always subsidizes the event) for the 6th year! Games, tournaments, crafts track, two speaker tracks, puzzles, a costume party, adult coloring books, Hospitality, and more.

Join us for HalloweeM 45: The Vinyl Frontier as we boldly go where no song has gone before. We’ll have games, speakers, hospitality, excursions, Pretentious Drinking, our famously punny costume contest, and much, much more. We missed seeing you all in person last year, and can’t wait to make up for it this year!

Due to concerns regarding Coronavirus (Covid-19) and to ensure event safety, Delaware Valley Mensa's Regional Gathering, The Times They Are A Changing RG!, has been canceled. Please visit their website for more information as the situation develops.

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