achievement-quotient

achievement quotient

noun Psychology.
achievement age divided by chronological age, usually expressed as a multiple of 100. The achievement quotient of a ten-year-old child whose achievement age equals that of the average twelve-year-old is 1.2, or 120. Abbreviation: AQ


Origin:
1920–25

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achievement quotient
 
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psychol AQ a measure of ability derived by dividing an individual's achievement age by his actual age

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achievement quotient n.
The ratio of actual performance to expected performance or to the norm achieved by individuals of a particular age, usually on a standard achievement test.

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