Member spotlight: Robert Schaefer
He's a member, too | ROBERT SCHAEFER

A Mensa member since 2000, Robert Schaefer is a retired U.S. Army Special Forces officer, diplomat, international defense expert and award-winning author. Earlier in 2014, Robert served as a Russian security analyst for NBC during the Olympics.

Directed Daydreaming: Evoking epiphany from a more-conscious mind

While on a clandestine mission in Russia, one Mensan narrowly escaped disaster, aided only by a practice used by some of the world's greatest thinkers — and some mind-clearing sonatas.

By Don White, Illustrations by Jonathan Moore
Pre-purchase testing

Pre-pay your testing session fee with an American Mensa Testing Voucher. You'll be emailed a uniquely numbered voucher to present when visiting one of our test locations.

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2014 Mensa award winners announced
2014 Mensa award winners announced

American Mensa recognized some of its most deserving members during the Annual Gathering. Join us again in congratulating this year’s honorees.

My Digital Memory

After sustaining a traumatic brain injury in an auto accident, Thomas Dixon was forced to record new experiences, one tweet at a time, lest he forget about them forever.

By Thomas Dixon, Illustrations by Tim Ogline