BASAL MENTAL AGE

The mental age at which items on standardized tests are designed for. This is becoming a lesser used concept due to the declining popularity of the mental-age construct.

BASAL MENTAL AGE: "Tests are typically standardized for a specific age range, known as the basal mental age. "
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BASAL MENTAL AGE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/basal-mental-age-2/ (accessed December 6, 2019).
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