The Measurement of Intelligence

The Measurement of Intelligence

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This book deals with one aspect of the modern, proof, and the deductions to which they give rise, and scientific study of intelligence, namely its measurement. the social aspect, which is concerned with the qgoodq or The term, measurement, has difficulties attached to it qevilq consequences which follow from the scientific which rival those attached to the term, intelligence; discovery or invention. Thus IQ testing would appear to many psychologists have little idea of what the word many people to give rise to desirable and qgoodq conse means, and what are the requirements which must be quences when it enables us to pick out bright qdis fulfilled in order to enable qmeasurementq to take advantagedq children for higher educational and place. Krantz, Luce, Suppes and Tversky (1971) have university training who would otherwise not have been tried to provide us with an introduction to the qFounda educated up to the level of their ability. On the other tions of Measurementq; these two volumes outline the hand, IQ testing would appear to many people to give background against which attempts to measure intelli rise to undesirable and qbadq consequences when it gence must be evaluated. * No short excerpt or set of enables trade unions to exclude coloured workers by the readings could suffice to bring home to the qinnum imposition of unrealistic and irrelevant intellectual erateq reader the implications of scientific measurement, requirements for membership.Data relating to this latter relationship, and to those involving T, as well, are given for the experiment which has been described, in Table V.1. From this it will be clear that these are all relatively independent TABLE V. 1 INTERCORRELATIONS OF Kr., K., AND T. Krr T, Aar ... showed that several fairly distinct speed factors were needed to describe his data, motor, perceptual, and cognitive rate measuresanbsp;...

Title:The Measurement of Intelligence
Author:Michael Eysenck
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2012-12-06


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