Instant Access to the Journals You Need

for just $40 per month.

Influence of educational attainment upon tests of intelligence

Influence of educational attainment upon tests of intelligence

Abstract

Burt's experiment is repeated and his conclusions critically examined. There were some extensions. In addition to Burt's reasoning tests, the Binet-Simon tests and school marks, there were used the Dearborn group tests and marks on individual subjects of instruction. The subjects were 77 pupils, all of whom were nine years of age and scattered from Grade II to Grade V. Correlations were then computed between the several variables. For example, the correlation of the Binet test with school marks was .77, while Burt found with the same criterion .72. Burt found the correlation between the Burt test and school work, with the Binet test constant, to be––.07; Freeman finds the corresponding figure to be + .31. The Binet test correlates more highly with school marks than does the Burt test. The average Burt I.Q. of the group of 77 pupils mentioned above was 89; on the Binet it was 103. The investigation does not confirm Burt's findings that Burt's reasoning test is a test of pure intelligence, or that the Binet scores depend largely on school attainment.
Loading next page...
 
/lp/psycarticles-reg/influence-of-educational-attainment-upon-tests-of-intelligence-YRXnz5ddCs

You're reading a free preview. Sign up for a free trial to continue reading.

By signing up, you agree to DeepDyve's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

What content is in DeepDyve?

  • Read and share from thousands of the leading scholarly journals from Springer, Elsevier, Nature, IEEE, Wiley-Blackwell and more.
  • All the latest content is available, no embargo periods.

Rent Scholarly Articles?

  • Read the full article in your browser.
  • Access all of your rentals from the cloud anywhere you have an internet connection.
  • Beautiful reading experience – Full charts and figures, just like the PDF.
  • Read as much as you'd like - whenever you'd like.

Happy Users

“In one word renting from DeepDyve is FANTASTIC!!! ... 99% of the time I only need access to an article for a month or so, so renting the articles is perfect for me.”

Adam S.

“Thanks for a great service! For an unaffiliated science blogger like myself this is like a dream come true.”

Seppo P.

“Hi guys, I cannot tell you how much I love this resource. Incredible. I really believe you've hit the nail on the head with this site in regards to solving the research-purchase issue.”

Daniel C.

“Let me seize this opportunity and congratulate you on the service you are rendering to the scientific community.”

Joao B.