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Goodenough draw-a-man test

Pronunciation: gud'enow

Definition: a brief test for assessing a person's level of intelligence based on how accurately drawn and how many elements are included when a child or adult is given a pencil and sheet of white paper and asked to draw a man, the best man he or she is able to draw. Also called the Goodenough draw-a-person test and, in its current form, the Goodenough-Harris drawing test.

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