Psychology Don't Worry, the IQ Test Is Not the Best Measure of You Share Pin Email Psychology Personality Development Basics Careers Cognitive Psychology Developmental Psychology Behavioral Theories Psychosocial Theories History Personality Psychology Leadership Psychotherapy Neuroscience and Biological Psychology Branches Social Psychology Glossary View All Updated May 27, 2016 Continue Reading 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 Is Considered a Low IQ Score? Up Next Article How Are Scores on IQ Tests Calculated, Anyway? Up Next Article What Exactly Is Intelligence? Up Next Video Can a Child Outgrow Autism?