Meaning of intelligence quotient
— Psychol. Psychol.
- an intelligence test score that is obtained by dividing mental age, which reflects the age-graded level of performance as derived from population norms, by chronological age and multiplying by 100: a score of 100 thus indicates a performance at exactly the normal level for that age group. Abbr.: IQ&hasp; Cf. achievement quotient.
- intelligence quotient (Thesaurus)