Are Intelligence tests outmoded?

Murphy, G.H. (1987) Are Intelligence tests outmoded? Archives of Disease in Childhood, 62 (8). pp. 773-775. ISSN 0003-9888. (The full text of this publication is not available from this repository)

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Abstract

Most doctors know little about clinical and educational psychologists' areas of expertise; although most do know that they carry out intelligence tests. Now, just when doctors have accepted the intelligence quotient (10) as a measure of intelligence, psychologists seem reluctant to use the term. Why? Is something wrong with the concept of IQ? Are IQ tests outmoded?

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare > HV1568 Disability studies
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Social Policy Sociology and Social Research > Tizard
Depositing User: Jo Ruffels
Date Deposited: 14 Nov 2012 13:02
Last Modified: 22 Apr 2014 13:28
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/32164 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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