achievement quotient


nounPsychology.
  1. achievement age divided by chronological age, usually expressed as a multiple of 100. The achievement quotient of a ten-year-old child whose achievement age equals that of the average twelve-year-old is 1.2, or 120. Abbreviation: AQ

Origin of achievement quotient

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First recorded in 1920–25

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achievement quotient

noun
  1. psychol a measure of ability derived by dividing an individual's achievement age by his actual age: Abbreviation: AQ

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