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List Of Tests
The following is the list of tests as arranged by Binet in 1911, shortly before his untimely death:-- _Age 3:_ 1. Points to nose, eyes, and mouth. 2. Repeats two digits. 3. Enumerates objects in a picture. 4. Gives family name. ...
PROCEDURE. Ask the following questions in the order here given:-- (a) "_If I were to buy 4 cents worth of candy and should give the storekeeper 10 cents, how much money would I get back?_" (b) "_If I bought 13 cents worth and gave the st...
Material For Use In Testing
It is strongly recommended that in testing by the Stanford revision the regular Stanford record booklets be used. These are so arranged as to make testing accurate, rapid, and convenient. They contain square, diamond, round field, vocabulary list, ...
Method Of Arriving At A Revision
The revision of the scale below the 14-year level was based almost entirely on the tests of the above-mentioned 1,000 unselected children. The guiding principle was to secure an arrangement of the tests and a standard of scoring which would cause ...
MATERIALS. Use saturated red, yellow, blue, and green papers, about 2 x 1 inch in size, pasted one half inch apart on white or gray cardboard. For sake of uniformity it is best to match the colors manufactured especially for this test. PROCEDURE....
Naming Familiar Objects
PROCEDURE. Use a key, a penny, a closed knife, a watch, and an ordinary lead pencil. The key should be the usual large-sized doorkey, not one of the Yale type. The penny should not be too new, for the freshly made, untarnished penny resembles very l...
Naming Four Coins
PROCEDURE. Show a nickel, a penny, a quarter, and a dime, asking each time: "_What is that?_" If the child misunderstands and answers, "Money," or "A piece of money," we say: "_Yes, but what do you call that piece of money?_" Show the coins always i...
Naming Sixty Words
PROCEDURE. Say: "_Now, I want to see how many different words you can name in three minutes. When I say ready, you must begin and name the words as fast as you can, and I will count them. Do you understand? Be sure to do your very best, and remember...
Nature Of The Stanford Revision And Extension
Although the Binet scale quickly demonstrated its value as an instrument for the classification of mentally-retarded and otherwise exceptional children, it had, nevertheless, several imperfections which greatly limited its usefulness. There was a de...
Necessity Of Securing Attention And Effort
The child's intelligence is to be judged by his success in the performance of certain tasks. These tasks may appear to the examiner to be very easy, indeed; but we must bear in mind that they are often anything but easy for the child. Real effort...
Order Of Giving The Tests
The child's efforts in the tests are sometimes markedly influenced by the order in which they are given. If language tests or memory tests are given first, the child is likely to be embarrassed. More suitable to begin with are those which test kno...
Other Conceptions Of Intelligence
It is interesting to compare Binet's conception of intelligence with the definitions which have been offered by other psychologists. According to Ebbinghaus, for example, the essence of intelligence lies in comprehending together in a unitary, mean...
Other Fallacies In The Estimation Of Intelligence
Another source of error in the teacher's judgment comes from the difficulty in distinguishing genuine dullness from the mental condition which results sometimes from unfavorable social environment or lack of training. _V. P. Boy, age 7._ Had a...
Other Uses Of Intelligence Tests
Another important use of intelligence tests is in the study of the factors which influence mental development. It is desirable that we should be able to guard the child against influences which affect mental development unfavorably; but as long a...
Personality Of The Examiner
Doubtless there are persons so lacking in personal adaptability that success in this kind of work would be for them impossible. The wooden, mechanical, matter-of-fact and unresponsive personality is as much out of place in the psychological clinic ...
Very Superior Intelligence (i Q 120 To 140)
Classification Of Intelligence Quotients
Other Uses Of Intelligence Tests
Giving Differences Between A President And A King
Feeble-mindedness (rarely Above 75 I Q)
Counting Backwards From 20 To 1
Distinguishing Right And Left
Dull Normals (i Q Usually 80 To 90)
Vocabulary; Twenty Definitions 3600 Words
Giving Similarities; Two Things
Superior Adult 6: Ingenuity Test
Superior Adult 5: Repeating Seven Digits Reversed
Superior Adult 3: Repeating Eight Digits
Enumeration Of Objects In Pictures
Repeating Five Digits Reversed
Alternative Test 1: Naming The Months