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a modification of binet's test, translated, adapted, and standardized on children in the United States; the information obtained estimates the mental age of the individual.
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Stan·ford-Bi·net in·tel·li·gence scale(stan'fŏrd bē-nā'),
a standardized test, an elaboration of the Binet-Simon scale, for the measurement of intelligence consisting of a series of questions, graded according to the intelligence of normal children at different ages, the answers to which indicate the mental age of the person tested; primarily used with children. It also has norms for adults standardized against adult age levels rather than, as formerly, those of children.
Synonym(s): Stanford-Binet test
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A standard intelligence test adapted from the Binet-Simon scale for use in the United States, especially in the assessment of children.
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Stanford-Binet testA type of intelligence test on which many current tests are based. (Alfred Binet, 1857–1911, French psychologist. Test adapted at Stanford University).
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