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April 26, 1913

A Method of Measuring the Development of the Intelligence of Young Children.

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By Alfred Binet and T. Simon. Authorized Translation With Preface and an Appendix Containing an Arrangement of the Tests in Age and Diagnostic Groups for Convenience in Conducting Examinations. By Clara Harrison Town, Ph.D., Director of the Department of Clinical Psychology, Lincoln State School and Colony, Lincoln, ill. Paper. Price, $1. Pp. 83. Lincoln, Ill.: The Courier Company, 1912.

JAMA. 1913;60(17):1323. doi:10.1001/jama.1913.04340170051038

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Interest in the study of the backward child has called attention to the mental tests devised by Binet and Simon for the grading of such children, which seems to be the most practical of any of the few methods devised for this purpose. The translator in this little pamphlet has presented the method of Binet and Simon in a compact and practical form which should prove convenient for those interested in this work.

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