chronological age


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chronological age

n.
The number of years a person has lived, used especially in psychometrics as a standard against which certain variables, such as behavior and intelligence, are measured.
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Noun1.chronological age - age measured by the time (years and months) that something or someone has existed; "his chronological age was 71 years"
age - how long something has existed; "it was replaced because of its age"
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When they performed the same experiments on 10-day-old mutant flies and compared the results with the standard curve, they found that the flies were older than their chronological age.
This carries on until age 16, by which time pupils are reading at least three years below their chronological age - meaning that many pupils sitting their GCSEs have the reading ability of a 13-yearold or lower.
Yes, you will add number to your chronological age, but you will lower your biological age.
Experimental Group (EG): to have a diagnosis of DS (Trisomy 21); have been born at term; have not been born with very low weight; have results indicative of normality in the neonatal auditory, visual and metabolism screenings (mainly for congenital hypothyroidism); do not have characteristics of the Autism Spectrum Disorder; have visual skills to perform the activities proposed; have attended rehabilitation procedures since the first trimester of life; be attending regular school (public) and be in the age group between 36 the 62 months of chronological age.
Most migration law and policy--both domestic and international--use chronological age as the predominant definition of generational categories.
As a result, women are no longer being defined by their chronological age, but instead by how they act, think and feel.
Girls who begin puberty early tend to associate with older-aged peers who, simply by nature of their higher chronological age, may be more likely to be participating in high-risk activities, such as drinking alcohol.
They refuse to wear "old people's" clothes (Slongo et al, 2009; Birtwistle & Tsim, 2005), patterns that would only be "compatible" with their chronological age (Wray & Hodges, 2008).
Moreover, its use might provide false assurance, especially among younger persons whose chronological age might conceal the effects that risk factors (e.
This study aimed to observe the development of auditory and speech in deaf infants and toddlers who were fitted with hearing aids and/or received cochlear implantation between the chronological ages of 7–24 months, and analyze the effect of chronological age and recovery time on auditory and speech development in the course of home-based early intervention.
Their biological age is less than their chronological age, sometimes by as much as 25 years.