(NEW YORK) — A 3-year-old boy has officially become the youngest member of the Mensa high IQ society, and even his own mother is blown away.
Muhammad Haryz Nadzim, a nursery school student, scored 142 on the Stanford-Binet IQ test. He was also evaluated by a psychologist, Haryz’s mother, Nur Anira Asyikin told Good Morning America.
British Mensa confirmed to GMA that Haryz was then invited to join the high IQ society, in which any person with an IQ in the top 2% of the world’s population can join.
“I’m impressed with his achievement and knowing he is happy with what he is doing,” Asyikin of the United Kingdom told GMA of her son. “He has been tested in fluid reasoning, knowledge, quantitative reasoning, visual-spatial processing and working memory which included in the Stanford-Binet IQ test.”
Although he is advanced in reading, mathematics and memorization, he is still a typical 3-year-old who enjoys 3-year-old things.
“He loves painting, singing, telling stories,” Asyikin said.
In a video recorded by Asyikin and released to GMA, Haryz can be heard reading The Gruffalo by author Julia Donaldson. The book, which has a recommended reading level of kindergarten through third grade, includes words like “terrible” and “roasted.”
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