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Category: IQ

The Unspoken Importance of IQ

IQ stands for Intelligence Quotient, a term which describes the score obtained from several standardized tests designed to assess human intelligence, based upon large statistical studies. In fact, the most common IQ test, the Wechsler scale, bases Full Scale IQ on four statistically derived factors: Verbal Comprehension, Perceptual-Reasoning, Working Memory, and Processing Speed. While the identification of IQ is controversial in our politically-correct society, knowing a student’s IQ is essential in understanding the cognitive profile and functioning of a student.

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