intelligence quotient


Examples of intelligence quotient in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web More important perhaps, dozens of studies have found that a higher IQ (intelligence quotient) is directly related to longevity. Andrea Gawrylewski, Scientific American, 12 Feb. 2019 Constant learners There’s the intelligence quotient (IQ) and the emotional quotient (EQ), and then there’s the curiosity quotient (CQ) of entrepreneurs. Keith Krach, Forbes, 22 Mar. 2023 The most extreme case was this paper from 1993, Inbreeding depression and intelligence quotient among north Indian children. Razib Khan, Discover Magazine, 20 July 2012 Perhaps Mercedes should rename its EQ subbrand IQ, because the 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS580 feels as if it were developed to appeal to individuals with the emotional quotient of Mark Zuckerberg and the intelligence quotient of Albert Einstein. Greg Fink, Car and Driver, 12 July 2022 Then, in the mid-1990s, a generational shift moved the E.Q.—emotional intelligence quotient—onto the scene, encouraging us to perceive and act on our emotions. Hilary Decesare, Forbes, 30 June 2022 In today’s context, EQ (emotional quotient) is as important as IQ (intelligence quotient), if not more so. Anirban Mukhopadhyay, Quartz India, 6 May 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1913, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of intelligence quotient was in 1913

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“Intelligence quotient.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 May. 2024.

Kids Definition

intelligence quotient

: IQ

Medical Definition

intelligence quotient

: iq

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