Binet-Simon scale

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Bi·net-Si·mon scale

 (bĭ-nā′sē-mōN′, -sī′mən)
An evaluation of the relative mental development of children by a series of psychological tests of intellectual ability. Also called Binet scale, Binet-Simon test, Binet test.

[After Alfred Binet (1857-1911) and Théodore , Simon (1873-1961), French psychologists.]

Binet-Simon scale

(Psychology) psychol a test comprising questions and tasks, used to determine the mental age of subjects, usually children. Also called: Binet scale or Binet test See also Stanford-Binet test
[C20: named after Alfred Binet (1857–1911) + Théodore Simon (1873–1961), French psychologists]

Binet′-Si′mon scale`

(or test`),

a test for determining the relative development of intelligence, esp. of children, consisting of a series of questions and tasks graded with reference to the ability of the normal child at successive age levels. Compare Stanford-Binet test.
[1905–10; after A. Binet and ThéodoreSimon(1873–1961)]
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Binet developed an intelligence test with a collaborator that became known as the Binet-Simon Scale, and which, in a revised version, is still widely used.
The Binet-Simon Scale had thirty tasks, beginning from the most simple, such as having a child follow a lit match with her eyes, to more difficult tasks of copying patterns, naming objects, having the child form sentences from provided words, repeating phrases and figures in sequence and answering questions such as "My neighbor has been receiving strange visitors.
Terman completed his American revision of the 1908 Binet-Simon scale.