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From Modafinil and similar nootropics to gene editing and brain-computer interfaces — will our seemingly endless quest for neuroenhancement forever end in "Flowers for Algernon"?

Reading bits of history can be fascinating, but walking through them breathes life into printed facts. But it’s not just the cultural, historical, and artistic knowledge from which students can benefit on pilgrimages.

How does a Mensan excel at Survivor? Getting on the show is hard enough, but apparently Saran Wrap proves useful. While on the show it helps to be good at math. Hofbeck shares her secrets with a fellow New Jersey Mensan and fan of the show.

Submit your best unpublished work or works of short fiction to be considered for September's special fiction edition of the Bulletin.

Multiple Mensa International committee and officer positions are open for application. Any Mensan in good standing may apply.

The art of photography is an area where Mensans from more than 50 countries with different languages, customs, and traditions can converge with a single, visual language. Use your creativity, skills, and technical expertise to produce your entry in this year’s PhotoCup competition.

Every year, an army of Mensans, their families, and friends roll D12s, build decks, and move their meeples during Mind Games®, our annual tabletop judging juggernaut, to determine the year's best board games.



Foundation Colloquium

For decades now, manufacturing has been evolving, driven by macro- and micro-economic forces as well as advances in technology. We'll examine the economic, technological, educational, and geopolitical ramifications of how things are made and distributed.

Annual Gathering

If your impression of Indianapolis is racetracks and cornfields, get ready to be amazed. Downtown Indy has been lauded by USA Today, Condé Nast Traveler, Zagat, and The New York Times (among others) for its cultural attractions, walkability, great food and nightlife, museums, and so much more.

Mind Games

Join a few hundred new and longtime board-game friends at Mind Games at the Galaxy Banquet Center for a weekend of playing new-to-the-market games. After a weekend of nonstop game play, you decide which games earn the coveted Mensa Select® seal.

Regional & Local

Come one, come all — take a look "through the kaleidoscope" at the San Diego uRGe. Enjoy great food, great friends, spectacular speakers, games, crafts, karaoke, and more.

Come join us at the best party in the southwest as we travel forward and backward through time! We will have speakers, games, workshops, and our world-famous Hospitality.

MaRGarita Bay
May 25-28

Join us May 25-28 for Tampa Bay Mensa's 2018 Regional Gathering: MaRGarita Bay. Kick back and relax in a tropical paradise.

European Mensa Annual Gathering
August 1, 2018 - August 5, 2017

Introduced in 2008, the EMAG is the largest Mensa event in Europe. It has taken place each year since then in August, and usually spans five days from Wednesday to Sunday.