IntelligenceAlternative Test 1: Naming The Months
Superior Adult 4: Repeating Thought Of Passage
The Game Of Patience
Distinguishing Right And Left
The Relation Of The I Q To The Quality Of The Child's School Work
General Value Of The Method
Order Of Giving The Tests
Alternative Test 2: Counting The Value Of Stamps
Giving Similarities Three Things
Naming Sixty Words
Scattering Of Successes
Are Intelligence Tests Superfluous?
Intelligence Tests Of The Feeble-minded
The Influence Of Coaching
Enumeration Of Objects In Pictures
The Validity Of The Intelligence Quotient
The Relation Between I Q And Grade Progress
Repeating Five Digits Reversed
Alternative Test 3: Construction Puzzle A (healy And Fernald)
The Necessity Of Standards
In the first place, in order to judge an individual's intelligence it is necessary
to have in mind some standard as to what constitutes normal intelligence. This the
ordinary parent or teacher does not have. In the case of school children, for example,
each pupil is judged with reference to the average intelligence of the
class. But the teacher has no means of knowing whether the average for
her class is above, equal to, or below that for children in general. Her
standard may be too high, too low, vague, mechanical, or fragmentary.
The same, of course, holds in the case of parents or any one else
attempting to estimate intelligence on the basis of common observation.
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