Binet-Simon scale

noun

Bi·​net-Si·​mon scale bi-ˌnā-sē-ˈmōⁿ- How to pronounce Binet-Simon scale (audio)
: an intelligence test consisting originally of tasks graded from the level of the average 3-year-old to that of the average 12-year-old but later extended in range

Word History

Etymology

Alfred Binet †1911 and Théodore Simon †1961 French psychologists

First Known Use

1911, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Binet-Simon scale was in 1911

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“Binet-Simon scale.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Binet-Simon%20scale. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition

Binet-Simon scale

noun
Bi·​net-Si·​mon scale bi-ˌnā-sē-ˈmōⁿ- How to pronounce Binet-Simon scale (audio)
: an intelligence test consisting originally of tasks graded from the level of the average 3-year-old to that of the average 12-year-old but later extended in range

called also Binet-Simon test, Binet test

see stanford-binet test
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