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Is there a basic mathematical relationship between IQ and learning speed? ... such as linear, exponential, etc?

For example, if some number of people with an approximate IQ of 100 (95-105) take X minutes to complete a task (lets also say plus-minus 5%), is there an expected average Y time people with an average 120 would need?

Can you cite the research?

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  • $\begingroup$ This question is effectively a duplicate of Does IQ affect learning speed? $\endgroup$ – MrRedwood Jan 15 at 23:35
  • $\begingroup$ It's not a duplicate, wouldn't the answer be yes?, what other purpose does IQ serve? It's like asking if water effects rain. I am very clearly asking for the relationship between the two. I'm really thrown for a loop when people make these kinds of equivocations. $\endgroup$ – Randy Zeitman Jan 16 at 3:34
  • $\begingroup$ IQ was originally defined by expressing mental age as a percentage of chronological age, which is close to what you have in mind (although learning isn't the same thing as general cognitive ability). However, the modern deviation-based definition doesn't have that feature. $\endgroup$ – J.G. Jan 16 at 21:39

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