American Mensa Newsroom

July 29, 2015
Mensa Foundation Honors Dr. Robert Leishear for Creative Intelligence

Watching news coverage of the Fukushima Daichi nuclear tragedy in Japan, Dr. Robert Leishear of Aiken, S.C., gained an insight that led him to develop a theory that helps identify causes of industrial fires and explosions.

July 24, 2015
Intellectual Benefits to Society Award Winner Honored by Mensa Foundation
Intellectual Benefits to Society Award Winner Honored by Mensa Foundation

The developer of a program to help improve treatment methods for those who live with conditions such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and depression has won the 2015 Intellectual Benefits to Society Award given by the Mensa Education and Research Foundation.

June 22, 2015
The Mensa Foundation Invites You To Explore Your Mind

Come discover more about the mysterious gray matter that houses our intelligence and our amazing human potential. This all-day event is open to members of Mensa as well as the public.

June 8, 2015
Mensa comes to Louisville, July 1-5

More than 250 lectures and presentations will be featured at this event. Topics include grant writing, toy design, Asperger's, and the challenges of going to space.

May 4, 2015
2015 Mensa Mind Games® Winners Announced

325 judges, 60 competing games, and fourty-four hours of nonstop board game action later, five games claim bragging rights as Mensa Select® winners!

April 13, 2015
Board Games, Not Bored Gamers

Mensa Mind Games®, one of the leading board game showcase competitions in the United States, will bring 64 new-to-market titles for more than 300 judges to review.

April 6, 2015
Mensa Foundation Explores Brain Health

This year’s colloquium will explore the mysterious gray matter that houses our intelligence and our amazing human potential. This event is open to the public and members of Mensa.

April 1, 2015
Mensa expects more than 1,500 attendees at annual event in Louisville

This five-day event happens every year during the Independence Day holiday and is an opportunity for members of the high I.Q. organization to connect with colleagues and friends.

January 30, 2015
International Lifetime Achievement Award Winner Honored By the Mensa Foundation

The Mensa Education & Research Foundation named Dr. Joan Freeman of London, England, the recipient of the 2014 International Lifetime Achievement Award.

December 19, 2014
MENSA SELECTS SAN DIEGO FOR MIND GAMES 2015

This year, Mensa Mind Games will be hosted by the San Diego Mensa Chapter at the Town and Country Resort Conference Center, in San Diego, Calif. on April 30 - May 3.

December 18, 2014
LAST MINUTE HOLIDAY GIFT IDEAS FROM AMERICAN MENSA

The American Mensa 2014 Holiday Gift Guide provides unique gift ideas for those last-minute gift exchanges. And in the spirit of giving, Mensa is giving the gift of free prior test score reviews until Dec. 31, 2014.

October 16, 2014
MENSA MEMBERS RANK THEIR TOP 10 HALLOWEEN FILMS — HITCHCOCK SLAYS THE COMPETITION

Zombies, a momma’s boy, and a crazed author each secured a spot in American Mensa’s top 10 Halloween films, just in time for the bewitching holiday.

October 13, 2014
MENSA ASKS “WHAT IS THE BEST ALBUM ART?”

For the past five years, American Mensa has created the ultimate face-off in its bracket challenge. Just like NCAA basketball tournaments, the Mensa Bracket Challenge starts with four regions, each seeded 1 through 16 with the lower numbers more highly regarded. Past subjects included toys, heroes and inventions.

September 26, 2014
MENSA CELEBRATES ITS INCEPTION THIS OCTOBER

American Mensa is inviting people to take the official admissions test for just $20. Currently, there are 140 test sessions scheduled in October across the United States.

September 16, 2014
MENSA MEMBERS RANK THEIR TOP 10 SIMPSONS CHARACTERS

We asked our membership to rank their favorite characters from the longest-running scripted show in television history.

August 8, 2014
Mensans Top-10 Favorite Children’s Books, Ranked

School is almost back in session and to celebrate, American Mensa has selected its top 10 children’s books that every child should read.

July 31, 2014
MENSA FOUNDATION HONORS BOSTON DOCTOR
MENSA FOUNDATION  HONORS BOSTON DOCTOR

The Mensa Education & Research Foundation has named Dr. Jessica Reyes of Boston, Mass., the recipient of the 2014 Laura Joyner Award.

July 31, 2014
NEW YORK RESIDENT HONORED BY THE MENSA FOUNDATION
NEW YORK RESIDENT HONORED  BY THE MENSA FOUNDATION

Mensa member recognized for his creativity

July 31, 2014
LINCOLN RESIDENT ELECTED TO MENSA FOUNDATION BOARD

Jane Hanson selected as Foundation Trustee

July 30, 2014
MINNETONKA RESIDENT ELECTED TO MENSA FOUNDATION BOARD

Joan Hiller selected as Foundation Trustee