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Interpreting IQ Scores

Interpreting IQ Scores

IQ scores are typically reported as a standard score with an average of 100 and a standard deviation of 15


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Professor of Cognitive Psychology

IQ testing is a valuable tool for assessing cognitive abilities and guiding decisions in educational, clinical, and occupational settings. Understanding the components, process, and interpretation of IQ tests can empower individuals to utilize this information effectively. By recognizing the strengths and areas for development identified through IQ testing, individuals can pursue strategies to enhance their cognitive abilities and achieve their full potential.

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