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The Future For The Tests
The effect of the intelligence quotient on a tester's mind may be to make it seem as if intelligence were constant, whereas it is only the statistical position in large groups which is constant. This illusion of constancy has, I believe, helped seriously to prevent men like Terman from appreciating the variability of early childhood....
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Title: The Future For The Tests
Creator: Walter Lippmann (author)
Date: November 29, 1922
Format: Article
Publication: The New Republic
Source: n/a
Location: vol.32, pp.9-11
Keywords: Advocacy; Alfred Binet; Children; Cognitive Disability; Education; Educational Institutions; Eugenics; Heredity; Ideologies; Institutions; Intelligence; Intelligence Tests; Laws & Regulation; Lewis Terman; Lothrop Stoddard; Medicine & Science; Prejudice; Public Health & Welfare; Schools; Social Welfare & Communities; Statistics; Walter Lippmann
Topics: Government, Policy & Law; Science, Health & Technology; Social Movements & Advocacy