BARONA EQUATION

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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., Sam M.S., "BARONA EQUATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/barona-equation/ (accessed June 28, 2022).

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