A Quote by Alfred Binet on intelligence

On his intelligence scale: The scale, properly speaking, does not permit the measure of the intelligence, because intellectual qualities are not superposable*, and therefore cannot be measured as linear surfaces are measured. *superimpose, overlay

Alfred Binet (1857 - 1911)

Source: Quoted in SJ Gould, The Mismeasure of Man,W.W. Norton & Co.,Ltd, NY, 1996, p 181

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