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Terman Ter·man (tûr'mən), Lewis Madison. 1877-1956.

American psychologist who developed the intelligence quotient (IQ) as a measure of intelligence and created an English version of the tests used in the Binet-Simon scale.

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  • terman and his assistant relied on biographical accounts of illustrious individuals to compute the scores.

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  • terman created the Stanford component of the widely used Stanford-Binet intelligence test.

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  • Friedman goes on, “We found that the cheerful terman children grew up to drink more alcohol and smoke more cigarettes.”

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