Terman(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.
Terman created the Stanford component of the widely used Stanford-Binet intelligence test.
Friedman goes on, “We found that the cheerful Terman children grew up to drink more alcohol and smoke more cigarettes.”How to Live Forever
July 29, 2009
Page 546, the entry Woods was originally located between Terman and Trotter.
A few samples from Terman's revision will give an idea of the character of the Binet tests.Psychology
Robert S. Woodworth
The starred Terman was always used, since it was necessary to economize time.Adenoids and Diseased Tonsils
Margaret Cobb Rogers