GRADE INFLATION By N., Sam M.S. - 1 the name of the trend that results in higher grades being awarded for lower levels of scholarship. Also called upward grade homogenisation. GRADE INFLATION: "Grade inflation awards higher grades for lower marks." Related Psychology Terms SCHOLASTIC APTITUDE TESTS DIAGNOSTIC TESTS IN EDUCATION ACHIEVEMENT TESTS SOCIAL CLASS (Social Stratification) READING DISABILITY (Paralexia, Dyslexia) READINESS TESTS HEARING (AUDITION) APRAXIA (literally, “inability to act or do”) ASTROCYTOMA CHILD PSYCHIATRY Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "GRADE INFLATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/grade-inflation/ (accessed December 1, 2022).