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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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Noun1.Binet-Simon Scale - the first intelligence test
intelligence test, IQ test - a psychometric test of intelligence; "they used to think that intelligence is what an intelligence test tests"
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