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An intelligence test based on the Binet-Simon scale, commonly administered to children.
- ‘Second, evidence continued to grow that more children obtained very high IQ scores on the Stanford-Binet test than was predicted by the bell curve.’
- ‘The Stanford-Binet test was standardized on a national representative sample of 5,000 subjects.’
- ‘Like the Stanford-Binet tests, the Wechsler tests are administered individually by a trained test administrator.’
- ‘The newer Stanford-Binet tests are still said to be stronger for verbal kids than non-verbally talented kids.’
- ‘Someone at all familiar with IQ tests might recall that the earliest American IQ test was the Stanford-Binet test.’
- ‘The main difference is the Stanford-Binet test only tests children, while the Wechsler has an adult and child version.’
- ‘The Stanford-Binet test required a highly trained person for individual administration - thus it would prove time consuming and costly for large-scale use.’
- ‘While later studying for his master's degree in science education at New York University, Rosenfeld volunteered to take a Stanford-Binet test in front of the class.’
- ‘In 1916, Stanford University psychologist Lewis Terman released the ‘Stanford Revision of the Binet-Simon Scale,’ generally known as the Stanford-Binet test.’
- ‘In 1932, they had been administered the Moray House Test - an intelligence measure that correlates closely with the Stanford-Binet test.’
- ‘The Stanford-Binet test, developed in 1910, was the first widely administered method of gauging human intelligence.’
- ‘There are a number of Stanford-Binet tests for different ages, even for infants.’
- ‘The main question of whether the children who ranked high in the Stanford-Binet tests will rank high in real life is now unanswerable, and will remain unanswered for a generation.’
- ‘Instead of using a battery of subtests as the Wechsler and Stanford-Binet tests do, the Raven's Matrices only uses one type of item.’
- ‘He used the Stanford-Binet test on military recruits to better assess their abilities for job placement within the military.’
- ‘According to the article, this kid was given the Stanford-Binet test.’
- ‘It became known as the Stanford-Binet test, and, though heavily revised, is still in use.’
- ‘Two American psychologists, Lewis M. Terman and Maud A. Merrill, both of Stanford University, later adapted the French work into what became known as the Stanford-Binet tests.’
- ‘But at about the same time that Terman was developing the Stanford-Binet test, several psychologists were experimenting with tests that could be given to a group of subjects at one time.’
- ‘It attempts to retain the advantages of the older Stanford-Binet tests, while also providing scoring patterns and interpretations similar to the Wechsler tests.’
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