Encyclopedia of Child Behavior and Development

2011 Edition
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Stanford-Binet Intelligence Scales

  • Stephen M. Wilson
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-0-387-79061-9_2783

Synonyms

Definition

The Stanford-Binet Intelligence Scales is an individually administered measure of cognitive abilities. It was first developed in France in 1905 as the Binet–Simon scale, but adapted for use in the United States at Stanford University in 1916 where it obtained its current name. The instrument has undergone several revisions over the past century, and the Stanford Binet Intelligence Scales – Fifth Edition (SB5) is the most recent revision, which was published in 2003. Like previous editions, the SB5 is one of the most widely used psychometric instruments, and is often included in clinical, neuropsychological, and psychoeducational evaluations. The SB5 can be administered to individuals as young as 2 and over 85 years of age. The SB5 has a hierarchical structure in which overall intellectual ability (the Full Scale IQ score) is comprised of two Domains (Verbal and Nonverbal IQ) and five Factor...

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Recommended Readings

  1. Alphonso, V. C., Flanagan, D. P., & Radwan, S. (2005). The impact of Cattell-Horn-Carroll theory on test development and interpretation of cognitive and academic abilities. In D. P. Flanagan & P. L. Harrison (Eds.), Contemporary intellectual assessment: Theories, tests, and issues (pp. 185–202). New York: Guilford.Google Scholar
  2. Flynn, J. R. (2007). What is intelligence? Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.Google Scholar
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  4. Roid, G. H. (2003a). Stanford Binet Intelligence Scales, Technical Manual (5th ed.). Itasca, IL: Riverside Publishing.Google Scholar
  5. Roid, G. H. (2003b). Stanford Binet Intelligence Scales, Examiner’s Manual (5th ed.). Itasca, IL: Riverside Publishing.Google Scholar
  6. Sattler, J. M. (2008). Assessment of children: Cognitive foundations (5th ed.). San Diego: Jerome M. Satler Publishers, Inc.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Stephen M. Wilson
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  1. 1.Georgia School of Professional PsychologyArgosy University