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Stanford-Binet test

[ stan-ferd-bi-ney ]
/ ˈstæn fərd bɪˈneɪ /
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noun Psychology.

a revised version of the Binet-Simon scale, prepared at Stanford University for use in the U.S.

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Origin of Stanford-Binet test

1916; named after Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, and A. Binet
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Stanford-Binet test
/ (ˈstænfədbɪˈneɪ) /

noun

psychol a revision, esp for US use, of the Binet-Simon scale designed to measure mental ability by comparing the performance of an individual with the average performance for his age groupSee also Binet-Simon scale, intelligence test

Word Origin for Stanford-Binet test

C20: named after Stanford University, California, and Alfred Binet (1857–1911), French psychologist
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Medical definitions for Stanford-Binet test

Stanford-Binet test
[ stănfərd- ]

n.

A standardized intelligence test adapted from the Binet-Simon scale for use in the United States, especially in the assessment of children.Stanford-Binet intelligence scale
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