Terman Ter·man (tûr'mən), Lewis Madison. 1877-1956.
American psychologist who developed the intelligence quotient (IQ) as a measure of intelligence and created an English version of the tests used in the Binet-Simon scale.
terman and his assistant relied on biographical accounts of illustrious individuals to compute the scores.
Friedman goes on, “We found that the cheerful terman children grew up to drink more alcohol and smoke more cigarettes.”
terman created the Stanford component of the widely used Stanford-Binet intelligence test.