Intelligenceassessments play a significant role in predicting performance at school andwork.
Intelligence interprets30 to 70% of the variation in the individuals ' work performance depending onthe type of work and how the performance is measured (with the correlationsbetween 0.56 and 0.84). For decades, large companies have used intelligencetests to identify the most capable employees. Many psychological studiessupport the relationship between high IQ and performance at work. As a result,employers use these tests to determine the best candidates.
We use two different tests to measure intelligence, including:
1- Stanford Binet Intelligence scales: Fifth edition (revisedversion)
This test is administered to individuals aged (2-75) years and isused to:
· Assess cognitiveabilities and determine IQ.
· Discover giftedstudents.
· Identify studentswith learning disabilities.
· Identify slowlearners.
· Help in diagnosingADHD.
· Follow educationalprograms up in terms of the extent of the impact of the educational process oncognitive abilities through change sensitive scores.
· Help in diagnosingmental disability, autism and language disorders
· Detect cognitiveretardation in young children.
2- Short Intelligence assessment
It is used across different cultures to measure cognitiveabilities. It can be administered to individuals from 3years to 80 years ofage.