Terman

[tûrmən]Lewis Madison 1877-1956
  1. 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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    What is a Genius?

    Nick Romeo

    November 9, 2013

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

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    What is a Genius?

    Nick Romeo

    November 9, 2013

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

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    How to Live Forever

    Casey Schwartz

    July 29, 2009

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