[LMB] OT: IQ Tests

Matthew George matt.msg at gmail.com
Wed Jun 30 03:02:48 BST 2021


On Tue, Jun 29, 2021 at 8:20 AM Gwynne Powell <gwynnepowell at hotmail.com>
wrote:

> Gwynne: I don't know if it's still in fashion, but a while ago some
> schools were
> using the 'Seven kinds of intelligence' theory.


"In fashion" is the right term to refer to Multiple Intelligences Theory,
as it's never had any scientific basis.


> IQ tests basically measure literacy and some maths, and memory (as well as
> whether or not the person has the
> same social background as the person who set the test.)


Wrong, wrong, and wrong.


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