American Mensa has more than 57,000 members and an estimated 6 million Americans are eligible for membership, according to the organization's website.
Scott Porter, who has signed up for Mensa Match, said he joined the organization to meet people, and Mensa Match seems like a natural extension of that."I've hit walls in relationships where I got to the point of, What are we going to talk about next?
Super smart singles are encouraged to put their best mind forward; through July 6th, Match is inviting them to take the Mensa Home Test for $1 to see if they qualify for this genius opportunity.
Online dating site is teaming up with Mensa, a high-IQ membership organization, to connect really, really smart people.
According to Match, smart is attractive: More than 80% of singles claim a partner’s equal or higher intelligence is a “must have” or “very important.” “Why do we want a smart partner?
Because intelligence is correlated with many benefits, including: higher income; sense of humor; creativity; social skills; coordination; and problem solving.
Only users who fulfill Mensa requirements by testing in the 98th percentile on an IQ test can sign up for the exclusive dating website launched this week.
Mensa Match members will be linked up with other Mensa members, as well as with other Match members, said John Mc Gill, national marketing director for American Mensa."Meeting people at a higher intellectual level can really enhance your relationships," Mc Gill said." said Scott Porter, who has signed up for Mensa Match.Meanwhile, independently run TEDx events help share ideas in communities around the world.Mensa, the society for people with high IQ, and are teaming up to create a new dating site for highly intelligent people, reports TED is a nonpartisan nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks.TED began in 1984 as a conference where Technology, Entertainment and Design converged, and today covers almost all topics — from science to business to global issues — in more than 110 languages.