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culture-free and culture-fair tests

What do you think is meant by culture-free and culture-fair tests? What implications does this have for the determination of mental retardation?

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IN MY UNDERSTANDING, when a test is culture-free or culture-fair, it is designed as a standardized or universal test without consideration to a particular cultural context.

For example, in a test to determine "mental retardation" (and several other standardized psychological tests like Intelligence and Aptitude ...

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An overview of culture-free and culture-fair tests is provided from a personal standpoint.