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To IQ test or not?

Posted on: May 5, 2020


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Oh, the humble IQ test.

Not so fast. This video by Ted Ed provides insights on what the IQ test was originally for (identifying students for remediation) and what it has become (sorting, categorising, and labelling, not always with good intent or consequences).

Caveat emptor — let the buyer beware. If you rely on IQ tests, be aware of what you might be buying into and perpetuating.

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