BARONA EQUATION

n. an equation which basically measures and predicts IQ. It makes use of demographic variables like age, gender, education, and occupation. Primarily, it is utilized in order to arive at a good estimate of IQ prior to disease, trauma, or brain injury. Credit for the term goes to U.S. psychologist Andres Barona (1945-).

BARONA EQUATION: "With the help of the Barona equation, psychologists are able to re-create an estimate of a patient's IQ level prior to disease or injury."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BARONA EQUATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/barona-equation/ (accessed October 26, 2020).
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