The participants' mental age
was established after a psychological evaluation with the New Version of the Stanford-Binet Method, adapted by Terman and Merril (1979) , used for children from two to five years old.
294) Broadly defined, mental age
gauges defendants' "incapacity to function at an adult level cognitively and morally despite [their] chronological age.
shouldn't be confused with IQ levels," says Dr Surbhee Soni, senior consultant psychiatrist, Fortis La Femme.
O'Connor responded: 'Well, the mental age
limit really defines the period at which a young man or woman of talent ought to pack his or her bags and get out.
After demonstrating that, beyond three years of age, there is no direct maturation effect on the acquisition of ToM, (but only an indirect effect by the way of mental age
which depends on maturation), it can be asked if, in its contents, the acquisition of a ToM (i.
Regardless of their level of cognitive deficit, they could not give consent to sexual intercourse, since the level of their intellectual and adaptive functioning was such that they had the mental age
equivalent of minors.
Defence for Evans urged Judge Hickey to consider youth sentencing guidelines due to Evans mental age
and the activity happened in the context of a relationship.
The father of a Down's Syndrome teenager with a mental age
of five said yesterday his family had been through "pure hell" after his son was charged with a racist assault.
JAMIE looks about 12 and has the same mental age
, so he hardly seems ready for marriage.
The brain trainer thing apparently tells you your mental age
(which can be as high as 112) and aims to get your mental age
down with practise.
Tammy McGregor - who has a mental age
of 12 - also had hot water poured over her head during her two-and-a-halfhour ordeal.
A man with a mental age
of a primary school pupil is being sought in Cardiff and Porthcawl.