Stanford-Binet Intelligence Test
- Yields an IQ score that was once determined by dividing the mental age of the person by the chronological age and multiplying that quotient by 100
- However, it now involves comparing a person's score to a standardized norm.
Wechsler Intelligence Tests
- Yield four index scores derived from both verbal and nonverbal subtests and an overall score of intelligence.
Important Factors in Constructing an Intelligence Test
- Based on the normal curve, defining different levels of intelligence based on the deviation of scores from a common mean.
Criticism for IQ tests as being culturally biased.
Role of Neuropsychologists
- Care of individuals with traumatic brain injury and other conditions where brain functioning has been negatively impacted.
- Concussion, or mild traumatic brain injury, affects the lives of many athletes and military personnel.