Are Intelligence tests outmoded?

Murphy, Glynis 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 currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

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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?

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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
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Date Deposited: 14 Nov 2012 13:02
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