[LMB] OT: IQ Tests

Matthew George matt.msg at gmail.com
Mon Jun 28 02:51:34 BST 2021


On Sat, Jun 26, 2021 at 11:12 AM WILLIAM A WENRICH <wawenri at msn.com> wrote:

> Certainly some IQ tests try to leave out culture. However, in any
> comprehension test, if the test taker has not been exposed to the words
> they need, they will fail the section. If they haven’t been taught the
> correct mathematical processes, they won’t pass anything that involves
> mathematics.
>

Raven's Progressive Matrices.  No words are involved.

It's almost as though psychologists were aware of the obvious limits of
verbal tests...


More information about the Lois-Bujold mailing list