intelligence quotient

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English[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

  • IQ (initialism)

Etymology[edit]

A calque of German Intelligenzquotient. Coined in 1912 by German psychologist William Stern.

Noun[edit]

intelligence quotient (plural intelligence quotients)

  1. A score derived from one of several different standardized tests attempting to measure a person's intelligence relative to that of the general population, with the average usually calibrated to a number around 100.

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