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← Measuring intelligence - Intro to Psychology

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  1. Now all of these theories are great, but there's a problem here. Say we need to
  2. see if a drug can affect a child's intellectual development, well we need to
  3. have a way to measure intelligence. But how do we measure intelligence? Well
  4. the first thing you need to know is that intelligence is what psychologists
  5. call a hypothetical construct. Meaning it's an idea that can't be directly seen
  6. or measured, so it can only be indirectly measured.