What is intelligence testing?

Answer The process of testing intelligence was first invented in 1905 by Alfred Binet and Theodore Simon. Intelligence testing, also known as the IQ test, is used to determine someone's intelligence quoti... Read More »

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What Are Intelligence Tests Really Testing & Are They or the Application of the Results Fair?

Measuring a person's intelligence via a standardized test does not always produce clear-cut, comprehensive results. Individuals who are book smart may be able to recall large amounts of data but ma... Read More »

Intelligence Testing in Toddlers?

Intelligence testing in very young children, particularly toddlers is not particularly reliable or good at indicating future achievement levels. Consequently, most testing done in the first few yea... Read More »

The Disadvantages of Intelligence Testing?

Intelligence tests measure a person's capacity for learning and potential intelligence. They do not test knowledge that is acquired in a school setting, according to the University of North Carolin... Read More »

Implications of Intelligence Testing?

While intelligence tests are no longer standard in many schools, your child may have her intelligence or "intelligence quotient" (commonly known as IQ) tested for a variety of reasons, medical or a... Read More »