Definition of Binet–Simon test in English:

Binet–Simon test

(also Binet test)


  • A test used to measure intelligence, especially that of children.

    • ‘Stanford University professor and psychologist Lewis M. Terman saw certain flaws in the Binet test and made major revisions to it.’
    • ‘In 1916, a Binet test was administered to a prisoner on trial for murder.’
    • ‘Another problem is that most studies use only one measure of cognitive abilities and development typically an IQ traditional, standardized test, such as the Wechsler Scales or the Stanford Binet test.’
    • ‘An examinee's final score on the Binet test is based on the subset of items that she/he answered correctly.’
    • ‘Later on, an American psychologist named Lewis Terman coined the term Intelligence Quotient for Stern's Binet test scoring system.’
    • ‘They administered these items, along with Terman's recently standardized Stanford Binet test, to a large number of men.’


Early 20th century: named after Alfred Binet and Théodore Simon (see Binet, Alfred).


Binet–Simon test