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Measuring Intelligence: The Psychometric Approach

I need two historical research examples within the last five years.

One brief research example showing how taking the IQ exam measure of intelligence has benefited the individual or group individuals or society.

One brief research example showing how taking the IQ exam measure of intelligence has been a drawback to the individual or group individuals or society.

Total minimum of 150 words and no more than 200 words. Use scholarly sources to support your statements. Try your best to limit the use of direct quotes, and do your best to use your own words wherever possible. Cite your sources with APA format.

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1. The correlational research studies conducted by Brody, has indicated that there is a strong correlation between higher IQ exam scores and greater occupational success and performance. This has benefited employers and society, due to the fact that they have been able to utilize IQ exam scores in ascertaining the probable performance that individuals will produce on-the-job. This has resulted in businesses being able to employ better ...

Solution Summary

This solution discusses important aspects of psychometrics.

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