Psychology Personality Development Don't Worry, the IQ Test Is Not the Best Measure of You Share Pin Email More in Psychology Personality Development Basics Cognitive Psychology Developmental Psychology Behavioral Theories Psychosocial Theories History Personality Psychology Leadership Psychotherapy Neuroscience and Biological Psychology Branches Social Psychology For Students Glossary View All Updated May 27, 2016 Sure, the IQ test is great for measuring certain things like your ability to recognize relationships, solve problems and remember information, but it doesn't account for creativity, emotional intelligence and other important factors. So if you've ever wondered why seemingly smart people can manage to score so low, check out this video to see what's going on. And if you got a low score, don't worry too much about it. Here's why. Up Next Up Next Article What's an IQ? Questions About IQ Testing Up Next Article Alfred Binet & the History of IQ Testing Up Next Article Do You Have a Genius IQ Score? Up Next Article What Is Considered a Low IQ Score?