(3c) An Intelligence Quotient (IQ) indicates a person’s mental abilities relative to others of approximately the same age. Each of us has hundreds of specific mental abilities–some of these can be measured accurately and are reliable predictors of academic and financial success.
Please respond to the following questions concerning the validity of the IQ test:
- What factors exist that may influence the results of an IQ test?
- Does the IQ test truly measure the ability of a juvenile to be successful in life? Why or why not?
- What are the advantages and disadvantages of an IQ test?
- Why do you believe the way you do?