7. Intelligence Quotient - Hanging the Intellectually Disabled

  1. James R. Flynn

Published Online: 8 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118314999.ch7

How to Improve Your Mind: Twenty Keys to Unlock the Modern World

How to Improve Your Mind: Twenty Keys to Unlock the Modern World

How to Cite

Flynn, J. R. (2012) Intelligence Quotient - Hanging the Intellectually Disabled, in How to Improve Your Mind: Twenty Keys to Unlock the Modern World, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118314999.ch7

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 AUG 2012
  2. Published Print: 27 JUL 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781119944768

Online ISBN: 9781118314999

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Keywords:

  • IQ and obsolete norms, Hanging the Intellectually Disabled;
  • understanding IQ scores, as based on norms;
  • debate on IQ tests, as measuring intelligence;
  • test publishers, on the stratified than a random sampling;
  • Wechsler and Stanford–Binet in America, and one IQ point;
  • IQ score, items one gets correct ranked on sample norms;
  • standard deviations, IQ scores, and percentiles;
  • “Flynn effect” IQ gains over time, without IQ scores/face value;
  • focus, on person's conceptual skills/knowledge

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Understanding IQ Scores

  • Adjusting IQ Scores

  • Death Row

  • The Significance of IQ Scores

  • Reference