If you want an immersion in all things Mensan, then these gatherings are where you’ll want to be during the coming months and in 2022. Note that many gatherings offer a discount if you register early. Mensa Annual Gathering (AG) Sparks of … [Read more...]

Resources: April Speakers Forum – Othello: The Ballet

Julia Reinhard Lupton, PhD, shared scenes from a full-length story ballet based on Shakespeare’s Othello, choreographed by Lar Lubovitch. Can Shakespeare survive without language? How do you tell a story in movement alone? Dr Lupton is a professor … [Read more...]

Resources: January Speakers Forum – How Judges Make Really Make Decisions

Judges decide based on the law and proven facts. Or do they? This session gave us an inside look at the judicial decision-making process. Our speaker was Judge Charles B. Schudson, author of Independence Corrupted / How America’s Judges Make Their … [Read more...]

Resources – October Speakers Forum: Fascinating Facts About our Presidents

Fellow Mensa Member Richard Lederer, author of more than 50 books on language, humor, and history, offered insights into the feats, fates, families, foibles, and first of our American presidents. Click here to learn more about Richard Lederer and … [Read more...]

Resources – August Speakers Forum: Violence and Society

At our August Speakers Forum, Jacqui Lewis, PHD, a clinical psychologist and instructor at UC Irvine's Cognitive Sciences Dept., discussed some of the psychological and environmental/societal factors that can lead to violent behavior in both ordinary … [Read more...]

Resources: July Speakers Forum: Planning a Road Trip – Orange County to Houston

Are you considering a scenic driving trip for your next vacation? The American Southwest offers lots of spectacular sightseeing for an awesome road trip. We picked the route from OC to Houston because the Mensa World Gathering will be in Houston in … [Read more...]