What Do We Mean When We Say “Infant Intelligence Scores”? A Sociopolitical Question

  • Michael Lewis


The concept of intelligence—the belief that it is relatively easy to measure and that, as a monolithic construct, it is a useful predictor of subsequent human behavior—is firmly entrenched in the mind of Western man.


School Performance Mental Activity Intelligence Test Intellectual Activity Intellectual Capacity 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael Lewis
    • 1
  1. 1.Educational Testing ServiceUSA

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