120 is not a very high score as 140 so it can be improved over time. There are so many factors that determine a person’s IQ. Among these are:
– Openness to experience
– Geographical location
– Social interaction
Domains of IQ
There are various parts of an IQ test and these are usually a combination in a single test. For example, Wechsler includes:
The ability to understand and use words to analyze, comprehend, and solve language-based problems.
The ability to analyze information and solve problems using visual, spatial, or hands-on reasoning.
What happens during the test?
The tests are administered by a psychologist in a one-on-one environment.
The administration lof standard IQ test typically takes from one to two hours and involves brief interesting activities.
Tasks may include answering questions, using manipulatives such as blocks, or participating in timed activities.
The psychologist hopes to make the experience enjoyable for the testee and includes breaks and offers encouragement as needed.
The testing environment allows the examiner to obtain a representation of the testee’s ability as well as his or her approach to various tasks.