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Testing intelligence

BMJ 2001; 323 doi: (Published 11 August 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;323:348
  1. Tessa Richards (
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    Few children escape having to take some form of intelligence test. How highly they score depends on a myriad of factors including birth weight, a finding confirmed by a study in this week's BMJ (p 310).

    The intelligence quotient (IQ) test is well established as a reliable means of assessing mental ability, and a visit to provides information about how the test has been derived …

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