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the age of the normal child with whose intelligence (as measured by the Stanford-Binet scale) the intelligence of the abnormal child corresponds (the profoundly retarded person functions like a child of 1-2 years; the moderately to severely retarded, 3-7 years; the borderline to mildly retarded, 8-12 years).
Etymology: Alfred Binet, French psychologist, 1857-1911
the mental age of an individual, especially a child, as determined by the Binet-Simon tests, which are evaluated on the basis of tested intelligence of the "normal" individual at any given age. The Binet age corresponding to "profoundly retarded" is 1 to 2 years; to "severely retarded," 3 to 7 years; and to "mildly retarded," 8 to 12 years.
Bi·net age(bi-nā' āj)
Mental age as determined by the Binet Simon scale.
Binet,Alfred, French psychologist, 1857-1911.
Binet age - the age of the normal child with whose intelligence (as measured by the Stanford-Binet scale) the intelligence of the abnormal child corresponds.
Binet scale - Synonym(s): Binet-Simon scale
Binet-Simon scale - forerunner of individual intelligence tests designed for children and adults, sometimes referred to as the Binet scale. Synonym(s): Binet scale
Binet test - Synonym(s): Stanford-Binet intelligence scale
Stanford-Binet intelligence scale - see under Stanford