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intelligence quotientA 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
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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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