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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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Wondering if you’re Mensa material? Take the Mensa Practice Test for just $1 this August and you’ll know the likelihood of success on our official Admission Test.

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End-of-Life Empowerment

As a physician, health plan admin, and screenwriter, Mensan Csaba Mera endeavors to let patients die on their terms. He co-wrote the film Here Awhile as part of his quest to bring choice and dignity to end-of-life planning.

Cess Now?

Covid-19 has brought many new words and phrases front and center in the American lexicon: Zoom meeting, social distance, ventilator…. The pandemic has also forced millions of intubations. A respiratory therapist recalls his first — and the confusing command that followed.

Mensa Brain or Monkey Brain — Which Is at the Helm of Our Voluntary Activities?

Monkey Brain is the construct Mensan Kent Keith uses to describe the subconscious programming that runs our lives. Think of it as the amalgamation of our brain’s many autonomous programs that control all sorts of functions we’re not aware of at any given moment.

In the Company of Heroes

Journey to Royal: A WWII Rescue Mission, produced by Mensan Mariana Tosca, p.g.a. and written and directed by Christopher Johnson, seeks to preserve the legacy of the 4th Emergency Rescue Squadron, whose men saved 576 lives during the war.

All DCs Welcome to DMD SIG for <em>D&amp;D</em> and Other RPGs

There’s a new Special Interest Group in town, replete with wand-wielding maniacs and spacefaring adventures: the Dungeons M Dragons SIG. We formed to help gamers of all kinds find each other, form new groups, find new games, get advice on old ones, and simply have a good time.

2021 World Gathering Ticket Winner Announced

Congratulations to Darius Stangu, who’s taking home two free tickets to the 2021 Mensa World Gathering including hotel accommodations and tickets to see Gala Dinner speaker LeVar Burton, courtesy of our friends at GEICO.

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.

Your Story Helps American Mensa Write Its History

The experiences of many thousands of members comprise the deeper story of American Mensa. Now we’re gathering those stories for an extensive oral history publication that you can own.

National Events

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.

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.

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

Theology and Christianity have a much longer intellectual history than the hard sciences and each Sunday, from 6 to 7 P.M. Central Time, we have an insightful and meaningful discussion of what the Bible actually means. The Bible Study is from a Christian perspective, but all are welcome.

Very Much Love again presented by Virginia and Mary Lee, featuring Vital Meals and Libations. Various Meeting and Leisure activities led by Visionary yet Merry Leaders.

The North Dakota Chapter invites you to ND HeRitaGe for our 15th RG, to be held in Valley City at the President's House and the GrandStay Hotel and Suites. Join us for tours, hospitality, and more!

Peachtreat 2020 was canceled due to the pandemic, so we can't wait to see you all at this year's event! Join us for food, games, gifted youth programming, and much, much more!

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