Transforming IQ into "Orthopedie Mentale": An Introduction to A. Binet and V. Vaney on Mental Orthopedics - SpringerBriefs in Education (Paperback)Hayo Siemsen (author), John Testelin (author), Lisa Martin-Hansen (author), Karl Hayo Siemsen (author), Bernard Andrieu (author), Jean-Marie Fevre (author)
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This volume discusses Alfred Binet's works on pedagogy based on his "Orthopedie Mentale". Binet had empirically found that his idea of a test of general intelligence could be replaced by a test on "problem areas". These problem areas were then to be specifically addressed and improved within a relatively short time. As a result, students dramatically improved in their IQ test results. Binet died before he could publish the results. Fortunately, the rector of the school, Victor Vaney, published the results of Binet's experiments in his school. This volume provides the first English translation of Vaney's publication as well as an introduction to Binet's mostly forgotten late work.
Publisher: Springer International Publishing AG
Number of pages: 65
Weight: 1299 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 mm
Edition: 1st ed. 2017
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