binet scale

Binet-Simon scale

[bih-ney-sahy-muhn; French bee-ne-see-mawn]
noun Psychology.
a test for determining the relative development of intelligence, especially of children, consisting of a series of questions and tasks graded with reference to the ability of the normal child to deal with them at successive age levels.
Also called Binet-Simon test, Binet scale, Binet test.


Origin:
1920–25

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Binet-Simon scale (ˈbiːneɪˈsaɪmən)
 
n
psychol See also Stanford-Binet test Binet scale, Also called: Binet test a test comprising questions and tasks, used to determine the mental age of subjects, usually children
 
[C20: named after Alfred Binet (1857--1911) + Théodore Simon (1873--1961), French psychologists]

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Binet-Simon scale n.
An evaluation of the relative mental development of children by a series of psychological tests of intellectual ability. Also called Binet scale, Binet-Simon test, Binet test.

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