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intelligence quotient

 A ratio that compares a person's cognitive skills with that of the general population, usually calculated as the mental age divided by the chronologic age, multipled by 100
Intelligence Quotient Tests
Preschool Bayley Scale of Infant development, Stanford-Binet Intelligence Scale, McCarthy Scales of Children's Abilities, Kaufman Assessment Battery for Children
School age Wechsler scales, Stanford-Binet Intelligence Scale, Kaufman Assessment Battery for Children
Adult Wechsler scales, Stanford-Binet Intelligence Scale
Adult  20-35  Severe mental retardation
  36-51 Moderate mental retardation
  52-67 Mild mental retardation
  68-83 Borderline mental retardation
  90-110 Average
  >140 Gifted–'genius' 

preschool

(prē′skool″) [ pre- + school]
An educational institution such as a nursery school or play group that encourages the cognitive, emotional, and social development of children before they enter mandatory education, i.e., kindergarten.
preschool, adjective
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th] year continues to collaborate with organizations across the state to stress the importance of early literacy development in preschoolers.
Warren Foundation Professor of Medicine, notes that several public health organizations offer general guidelines on how much moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA) a preschooler needs, but there is very little data on how and if this activity is actually attained.
Limit the time preschoolers watch TV or use the computer.
Stein observed that because this was a cross-sectional study, it's not legitimate to invoke causality That is, at this point it's equally possible to conclude that short sleep duration causes externalizing behaviors in preschoolers or, alternatively, that kids with frequent externalizing behaviors are difficult to put to bed and hence get less sleep.
Among the MyPyramid for Preschoolers tips to help parents deal with finicky eaters:
1 million (1) preschoolers and their families in the UK make just one of the tiny changes to their daily lives outlined below, the collective improvements to the planet are enormous.
Intrepid astronaut Lunar Jim and his space buddies want to hear from preschoolers and are asking them to submit their ideas in a nationwide call for entries.
In researching the issues facing Iraq-bound parents of preschoolers, producers of ``Talk, Listen, Connect'' looked for voices of experience like the Kassenborgs.
However, preschoolers more often developed stimulant-related side effects, including irritability, insomnia, and weight loss, than older children with ADHD have in prior studies.
Preschoolers taking field trips to neighborhood schools.
The study is in the September issue of the American Journal of Public Health in a paper, Changes in Diet Quality of American Preschoolers Between 1977 and 1998.
On most of the nominal level measures, Head Starters differed significantly from both other preschoolers and non-preschoolers.