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Arizona toddler with 160 IQ admitted to Mensa

Published on Feb 20, 2014 4:24 AM

PHOENIX (REUTERS) - She's not even in kindergarten yet, but a 3-year-old Arizona girl has been accepted into an exclusive global society known for its brain power.

With an IQ above 160, Alexis Martin, of suburban Queen Creek, is now the youngest member in the Arizona chapter of Mensa, a Phoenix television station reported.

Alexis, who reads at a fifth-grade level and taught herself Spanish using her parents' iPad, qualified by scoring among the top 2 per cent of the general population on a standardized intelligence test, her father said.

Mr Ian Martin told local ABC15 in an interview that the family began noticing that something about their daughter was different when she was just a year old.

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