MENTAL AGE (MA)

is a numerical value which is calculated by dividing an individuals results of a variety of intelligence tests which give rise to quantitative data by the average score for other individuals at the same age.

MENTAL AGE (MA): "An individuals mental age is calculated with general data provided by a larger population, this IQ data can provide useful when it comes to educational class groupings later."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "MENTAL AGE (MA)," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/mental-age-ma/ (accessed October 26, 2020).
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