Intelligence (IQ) Testing

The book “Intelligence (IQ) Testing” by Ellen B. Braaten, PhD, and Dennis Norman, EdD, provides an insightful exploration into the complexities and debates surrounding IQ testing. It delves into various perspectives on intelligence, examining whether it is an inherent ability, an achievement, or a qualitative construct. The article critically discusses the nature of intelligence, including its potential hereditary aspects, cultural influences, and whether it’s a singular or multifaceted trait. Additionally, it scrutinizes the limitations and potential biases of traditional IQ tests in fully capturing the diverse forms of intelligence.

For a comprehensive understanding, you can read the full article on the Pediatrics in Review website here.