Binet-Simon scale
noun Etymology: Alfred Binet died 1911 and Théodore Simon died 1961 French psychologists Date: 1914 an intelligence test consisting originally of tasks graded from the level of the average 3-year-old to that of the average 12-year-old but later extended in range

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  • Binet-Simon scale — /bi nay suy meuhn/; Fr. /bee ne see mawonn /, Psychol. a test for determining the relative development of intelligence, esp. of children, consisting of a series of questions and tasks graded with reference to the ability of the normal child to… …   Universalium

  • Binet-Simon Scale — noun the first intelligence test • Hypernyms: ↑intelligence test, ↑IQ test * * * /bi nay suy meuhn/; Fr. /bee ne see mawonn /, Psychol. a test for determining the relative development of intelligence, esp. of children, consisting of a series of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Binet-Simon scale — Bi·net Si·mon scale bi .nā sē mōn n an intelligence test consisting orig. of tasks graded from the level of the average 3 year old to that of the average 12 year old but later extended in range called also Binet Simon test, Binet test see… …   Medical dictionary

  • Binet-Simon scale — Binet′ Si′mon scale (or test ) n. psl a test for determining the relative development of intelligence, esp. of children, consisting of a series of questions and tasks graded with reference to the ability of the normal child at successive age… …   From formal English to slang

  • Binet - Simon scale — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Binet age — Bi·net age bē nā , bi n mental age as determined by the Binet Simon scale Bi·net bē nā Alfred (1857 1911) French psychologist , and Si·mon sē mōn Théodore (1873 1961) French physician. Binet was the founder of French experimental psychology. His… …   Medical dictionary

  • Binet — /bi nay /; Fr. /bee ne /, n. Alfred /al frid/; Fr. /annl frdded /, 1857 1911, French psychologist: co deviser of the Binet Simon scale. * * * …   Universalium

  • scale — 1. A standardized test for measuring psychological, personality, or behavioral characteristics. SEE ALSO: score, test. 2. SYN: squama. 3. A small thin plate of horny epithelium, resembling a fish s., cast off from the skin …   Medical dictionary

  • Binet-Simonscale — Bi·net Si·mon scale (bĭ nā sē mōɴʹ, sīʹmən) 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.   [After Alfred Binet… …   Universalium

  • Binet — Alfred, French psychologist, 1857–1911. See B. age, B. scale, B. test, B. Simon scale, Stanford B. intelligence scale …   Medical dictionary

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