Testing intelligenceBMJ 2001; 323 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.323.7308.348/a (Published 11 August 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;323:348
- Tessa Richards (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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 http://www.iqtest.com/ provides information about how the test has been derived …