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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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Qualify the quick, easy way by sending us evidence of scores from prior intelligence tests you’ve taken. For individuals younger than 14, this is the only way to qualify.

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Take the Mensa Practice Test

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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A Brave New Intelligence

As we brave the third wave of AI, we’re likely to see the development of technologies that will radically change the ways we interact with our world and with each other. But whether any of this results in AIs that can actually think about and experience the world as we do, only time will tell.

Cyberethics in the 21st Century: The Reign of the Machines

Machines have helped humanity achieve groundbreaking scientific and technological advancements. But now we must ask ourselves the question at the center of the cyberethical problem: At what point do machines no longer serve as an extension of the person, but the person becomes an extension of the machine?

Sex and the Singular Pronoun

You’re sitting at a table, and after a long time elapses, someone finally brings the food. Why are they called the “waiter”? Senior Bulletin collumnist Richard Lederer makes the case for the singular pronoun, historically, philosophically, and lexicologically.

Isaac Asimov: Writer, Polymath, Chemist, Mensan

The prolific writer profoundly and indisputably impacted the science fiction genre, but on a more granular level Asimov influenced and inspired countless individual scribes. One of them, a Mensan and former coworker of Asimov’s, explores his legacy both in literature and on a personal level.

Wanted: Nominations for National Awards

Mensa needs volunteers; volunteers deserve recognition and appreciation for their contributions. Now is your chance to make sure they get it. The American Mensa Awards Committee is calling for nominations for the American Mensa National Awards program.

Win a Trip for Two to Annual Gathering 2020, Sponsored by GEICO

Our friends at GEICO are sending one lucky Mensan and their guest to the 2020 Annual Gathering in Kansas City, Mo., including two AG registrations, hotel accommodations, and two tickets to the Gala Dinner.

Join Mensa International’s Volunteer Team

If you’re interested in volunteering for Mensa International, now is your opportunity to apply. Take the chance to become part of a great international team!

At-home Learning Resources for Kids

With so many families finding it necessary to transform their homes into makeshift classrooms, the Mensa Foundation is here to help. MensaforKids.com features a curated lists of free and low-cost educational resources to enrich your child’s mind and ignite their excitement about learning.

National Events

Irving, Texas | April 23-26, 2020

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.

KCAG20 | July 1-5, 2020

The largest yearly confab of Mensans anywhere, our AG spans five days and features a sprawl of talks, games, and entertainment. Kansas City is a revolution of creativity, music, food, art, and spirit … and we get to enjoy it all week! Connect with M’s from around the globe, reunite with old friends — and make some new ones. Missouri loves company, after all!

Advances in Food Science

Before it hits our plates, there’s a lot that goes on behind the scenes with what we eventually eat. At Colloquium 2020, we’ll explore the latest developments in food science, including investigations into food safety, emerging food and agricultural technologies, maintaining stable food supplies globally, and more. Join us — and bring an appetite!

Local & Regional Gatherings

Due to concerns regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19) and to ensure event safety, Mensa of Wisconsin's Regional Gathering, Science: Magic, a Continuum, has been canceled. Please visit their website for more details as the situation develops.

Due to concerns regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19) and to ensure event safety, Southeast Michigan Mensa's Regional Gathering, SEMMantics XLI, has been canceled. Please visit their website for more details as the situation develops.

Due to concerns regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19) and to ensure event safety, Mid-Hudson Mensa's third annual Games Day has been canceled. Please contact Bill Hughes by email or by phone at (845) 242-6281 for more information as the situation develops.

Join us on beautiful Cape Cod for a relaxing, unstructured weekend of socializing and hospitality with old friends and new. Visit Provincetown, enjoy great seafood, go whale watching, antiquing, bicycling, or just sit back and listen to the ocean.

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