Conceptual Foundations Of Iq Testing

@article{White2000ConceptualFO,
  title={Conceptual Foundations Of Iq Testing},
  author={Sheldon H. White},
  journal={Psychology, Public Policy and Law},
  year={2000},
  volume={6},
  pages={33-43}
}
  • S. White
  • Published 2000
  • Psychology
  • Psychology, Public Policy and Law
Cognitive neuroscience has not yet arrived at a definition of what human "intelligence" is. Intelligence is a chapter-heading word used in the 19th century to denote some unspecified mental property that increases in evolution. Other words were given speculative evolutionary meanings in the 19th century: genius, degeneracy, retardation. When the Binet-Simon test came along as a test to screen degrees of mental retardation, later as a pupil classification instrument, some (not Binet) associated… Expand
THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN PROJECTED IQ FROM QEEG AND NEUROCOGNITIVE ABILITY
Intelligence Quotient (IQ) scores are used as a measure to predict intelligence through a series of tests. Studies show that various methods can be applied in order to acquire ones IQ score. Of keyExpand
The cultural malleability of intelligence and its impact on the racial/ethnic hierarchy
This commentary highlights previous literature focusing on cultural and environmental explanations for the racial/ethnic group hierarchy of intelligence. Assumptions underlying definitions ofExpand
Intelligence and Diversity: A Western and Eastern View from a Global Paradigm
Intelligence, whether hereditary or acquired, has been the subject of discussion since the beginning of time. Multiple intelligences have been in existence for thousands of years and the use of theseExpand
Giftedness in the Euro-American Culture
The first author was recently conducting psychological research at a sixth-form college (which takes in students who are in their last 2 years of secondary education) in England. During a break fromExpand
So Near And Yet So Far: Lingering Questions About the Use of Measures of General Intelligence for College Admission and Employment Screening
The evidentiary bases for the various positions taken by the authors of articles in the March 2000 special theme issue of Psychology, Public Policy, and Law, are examined. Despite some substantiveExpand
An analysis of the Verbal Comprehension Index of the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale—Fourth Edition (WAIS–IV) using the Model of Hierarchical Complexity (MHC): Why might stage be a better measure of “smarts” than verbal IQ?
While IQ tests are the most common and largely accepted measurement of how “smart” a person is, whether they are the best measure of this construct is up for debate. This paper will discuss theExpand
Conceptions of intelligence and educational disadvantage
The concept of educational disadvantage is the subject of considerable debate and the term itself is fraught with difficulty (Boldt and Devine, 1998; Tormey, 1999). At the heart of the debateExpand
Assessing the cross-cultural validity of the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children (4th edition) for use in Trinidad and Tobago
More than ten years after its publication, there has been no prior attempt to investigate the validity of the WISC-IV (Wechsler, 2003) for use in Trinidad and Tobago (TT determine how the WISC-IVExpand
The Relationship Between Multiple Intelligences, Culture And Diversity
The topic of intelligence, whether hereditary or acquired, has been the subject of discussion since the beginning of time and will probably keep researchers and authors talking for many years toExpand
Gerontological Intelligence Test
The current study was designed as a preliminary analysis to design an alternative intelligence scale for older adults ages 65 plus. This study was predominantly administered to White participantsExpand
...
1
2
3
4
...

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 48 REFERENCES
The Development of Intelligence in Children (the Binet-Simon Scale), and the Intelligence of the Feebleminded
The Development of intelligence in children (the Binet-Simon Scale). By Alfred Binet, Sc.D., and Th. Simon, M.D. Translated by Elizabeth S. Kite. Vineland, N. J.: The Training School, May, 1916. Pp.Expand
The Psychology Of Intelligence
Think of developmental psychology, and the name of Jean Piaget immediately springs to mind. His theory of learning lies at the very heart of the modern understanding of the human learning process,Expand
Inventing the Feeble Mind: A History of Mental Retardation in the United States
Half-wits, dunces, dullards, idiots: though often teased and tormented, the feeble-minded were once a part of the community, cared for and protected by family and community members. But in the 1840s,Expand
Genetic Studies of Genius
IT is only when one studies a vast American work like this-which in its first two volumes covers more than 1500 pages, with still more volumes to come-that one realises that America is not Europe,Expand
Hereditary Genius: An Inquiry into its Laws and Consequences
Abstract“HEREDITARY GENIUS” was first published in 1869 and conies second in the series of works in which Galton's investigations on inheritance were given to the public, being preceded in 1865 byExpand
Animal intelligence : proceedings of a Royal Society discussion meeting held on 6 and 7 June 1984
L Weiskrantz: Introductory remarks: categorization, cleverness, and conciousness H J Jerison: Animal intelligence as encephalization H B Barlow: Discussion E M McPhail: Vertebrate intelligence: theExpand
Genius : the history of an idea
Poetic genius and its classical origins, Penelope Murray the "super-artist" as genius - the 16th century view, Martin Kemp the second Homeric renaissance - allegoresis and genius in early modernExpand
心理学原理 = The principles of psychology
Arguably the greatest single work in the history of psychology. James's analyses of habit, the nature of emotion, the phenomenology of attention, the stream of thought, the perception of space, andExpand
The Act of Creation
While the study of psychology has offered little in the way of explaining the creative process, Koestler examines the idea that we are at our most creative when rational thought is suspended--forExpand
The Intelligence Men: Makers of the I.Q. Controversy
...
1
2
3
4
5
...