Definition of Adult intelligence

1. Noun. The average IQ of the adults in a given population.

Generic synonyms: I.q., Intelligence Quotient, Iq

Lexicographical Neighbors of Adult Intelligence

adult-onset diabetes
adult-onset diabetes mellitus
adult-onset still's disease
adult T-cell leukaemia
adult T-cell lymphoma
adult body
adult education
adult female
adult female body
adult intelligence (current term)
adult lactase deficiency
adult male
adult male body
adult medulloepithelioma
adult movies
adult pseudohypertrophic muscular dystrophy
adult respiratory distress syndrome
adult rickets
adult third culture kid
adult third culture kids
adult tooth
adult tuberculosis

Literary usage of Adult intelligence

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Journal of Educational Research by American Educational Research Association (1921)
"The intelligence tests are used with adults in order to place a given person's intelligence with reference to the distribution of general adult intelligence ..."

2. Training Industrial Workers by Roy Willmarth Kelly (1920)
"The Use of Psychological Tests For the most part the tests for adult intelligence, so far devised, do no more than indicate some of the grosser differences ..."

3. The Measurement of Intelligence: An Explanation of and a Complete Guide for by Lewis Madison Terman (1916)
"The worst fault of the test is its susceptibility to the influence of schooling. Our uneducated adults of even " superior adult " intelligence often fail, ..."

4. Risk Assessment for Neurobehavioral Toxicity edited by Bernard Weiss, Jurg Elsner (1997)
"Review of Current Tests Traditional neuropsychological tests such as subtests from the Wechsler adult intelligence Scale-Revised (WAIS-R) (8) and the ..."

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