All Intelligence Page 8
Pointing To Parts Of The Body
PROCEDURE. After getting the child's attention, say: "_Show me your nose._" "_Put your finger on your nose._" Same with eyes, mouth, and hair. Tact is often necessary to overcome timidity. If two or three repetitions of the instruction fail to br...
Presence Of Others
A still more disturbing influence is the presence of other persons. Generally speaking, if accurate results are to be secured it is not permissible to have any auditor, besides possibly an assistant to record the responses. Even the assistant, howev...
Problem Of The Enclosed Boxes
PROCEDURE. Show the subject a cardboard box about one inch on a side. Say: "_You see this box; it has two smaller boxes inside of it, and each one of the smaller boxes contains a little tiny box. How many boxes are there altogether, counting the big...
PROCEDURE. Say to the subject: "_Listen, and see if you can understand what I read._" Then read the following three problems, rather slowly and with expression, pausing after each long enough for the subject to find an answer:-- (a) "_A man who...
Quiet And Seclusion
The tests should be conducted in a quiet room, located where the noises of the street and other outside distractions cannot enter. A reasonably small room is better than a very large one, because it is more homelike. The furnishings of the room s...
Reading For Eight Memories
MATERIAL. We use Binet's selection, slightly adapted, as follows:-- _New York, September 5th. A fire last night burned three houses near the center of the city. It took some time to put it out. The loss was fifty thousand dollars, and ...
Plus and minus signs alone are not usually sufficient. Whenever possible the entire response should be recorded. If the test results are to be used by any other person than the examiner, this is absolutely essential. Any other standard of completen...
Reliability Of Repeated Tests
Will the same tests give consistent results when used repeatedly with the same subject? In general we may say that they do. Something depends, however, on the age and intelligence of the subject and on the time interval between the examinations. ...
Repeating Five Digits
PROCEDURE. Use: 3-1-7-5-9; 4-2-3-8-5; 9-8-1-7-6. Tell the child to listen and to say after you just what you say. Then read the first series of digits at a slightly faster rate than one per second, in a distinct voice, and with perfectly uniform emp...
Repeating Five Digits Reversed
The series are 3-1-8-7-9; 6-9-4-8-2; 5-2-9-6-1. PROCEDURE and SCORING. Exactly as in years VII and IX. ...
Repeating Four Digits
PROCEDURE. Say: "_Now, listen. I am going to say over some numbers and after I am through, I want you to say them exactly like I do. Listen closely and get them just right--4-7-3-9._" Same with 2-8-5-4 and 7-2-6-1. The examiner should consume nearly...
Repeating Four Digits Reversed
The series are 6-5-2-8; 4-9-3-7; 3-6-2-9. PROCEDURE AND SCORING. Exactly as in VII, alternate test 2. ...
Repeating Six Digits Reversed
The series used are: 4-7-1-9-5-2; 5-8-3-2-9-4; and 7-5-2-6-3-8. PROCEDURE and SCORING, as in year VII, alternative 2. REMARKS. The test is passed by approximately half of "average adults" and by three fourths of "superior adults." It shows no ef...
Repeating Six To Seven Syllables
PROCEDURE. Begin by saying: "_Can you say 'mamma'? Now, say 'nice kitty.'_" Then ask the child to say, "_I have a little dog._" Speak the sentence distinctly and with expression, but in a natural voice and not too slowly. If there is no response, th...
Repeating Sixteen To Eighteen Syllables
The sentences are:-- (a) "_We are having a fine time. We found a little mouse in the trap._" (b) "_Walter had a fine time on his vacation. He went fishing every day._" (c) "_We will go out for a long walk. Please give me my pre...
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