Binet Binet assumed that intelligence, like other human bodies, is distributed among the population in accordance with the so-called bell curve. This curve has the shape of the dome. Approximately 50 percent of the subjects is assessed between 90 and 110 points, 25 percent have intelligence above the average, more than 110 percent and 25 percent - below the average, less than 90. (A valuable related resource: Derek Jeter). The number obtained as a result of the test and multiplied by 100 called the IQ intelligence quotient - intelligence quotient. Binet test was completely specific purpose - to predict academic performance of adolescents in schools. It is clear that if there was a need to offer a test for estimates of the rate of reaction and other qualities needed, for example, pilots of turbojet aircraft, it would have a very different kind. Therefore, in accordance with the specific needs and add up the required tests. It should be to note that IQ tests do not give a complete characterization of the individual. Yes, they said nothing about perseverance, motivation, behavior, energy and the like. Are not considered here, and moral qualities. Someone, for example, your high level of intelligence can be used to run a bank, another with the same uroanem IQ, to plan a bank robbery operation, and a third lawyer, the same factor - in order to judge the thieves who robbed the bank. This test calculates a value that is never used in its pure form and is not associated with other qualities. As one author, the intellect has not been opened, it was invented. But the fact be left a fact: tests to determine the level of intelligence well enough predicting success of students in schools. Somewhat heavier than using them to define what a young man...
Culture Abroad By origin coffee drink and a few legends. The first one tells of the Sufi mystic from Yemen who was called Abu Al Akbar Noruddin Hasan al Shadhili. During a trip to Ethiopia, he found that some of the local birds, an unusually agile, and determined that the cause of this are the berries on which they feed. According to another legend, the discovery belongs to the shepherd Caldy, who noticed that his goats longer to keep fit, if chewed the red berries of a bush, and then decided to try them myself. Having experienced the surge of courage, the shepherd decided to include the fruits of a mentor nearest monastery, but the latter did not believe him and threw berries in the fire, which both felt very pleasant aroma. Coffee beans were immediately removed from the fire-ground and dissolved in water - and turned the world's first coffee drink. The earliest mention of coffee in literature dates back to 10th century, and belongs to the dealer Philippe Sylvestre Dufour, who described the work of the Persian physicist Muhammad ibn Zakariya al-Razi, known in the West as Rhazes, but a more compelling information about preparing a coffee drink from roasted beans is found only several centuries later. The most reliable source on this issue is the text of Abd al-Qadir al-Jaziri, written in 1587 and sheds light on the distribution of coffee in those days. According to his version of the first who introduced the fashion of drinking coffee drink, was Sheikh Jamal al-Din al Dhabhani, approximately 1454.

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