Scientists make IQ tests more sensitive to low scores

12/15/2008 | ScienceDaily

A new way to score IQ tests may help parents of children with intellectual disabilities to better understand their child's abilities, researchers say. "If this new method becomes widely available, we will be able to tell parents something more useful and more accurately diagnose and treat young children [with learning disabilities]," said Dr. David Hessl, a physician and University of California, Davis, associate professor of clinical psychiatry who led the study.

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