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Wechsler, David

Romanian-born U.S. psychologist, 1896–1981.

Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale

Abbreviation: WAIS.
A commonly used intelligence test to evaluate cognitive function in people over 16. It consists of seven verbal and seven nonverbal (performance) subsections. It assesses vocabulary, verbal comprehension, verbal reasoning, short-term memory, arithmetic skills, problem solving, visual perception, logic, and visual-motor coordination.

Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children

Abbreviation: WISC.
A widely used intelligence test for children between 5 and 16. The test is often used by professional testers or licensed psychologists to diagnose learning disorders. It consists of two scales: one assesses language skills, the other visual and motor skills.


David, U.S. psychologist, 1896–.
Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale - modification of the Wechsler-Bellevue scale.
Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children - intelligence test for children between the ages of 5 years to 15 years, 11 months.
Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-Revised
Wechsler intelligence scales - scales for the measurement of general intelligence in children and adults.
Wechsler Memory Scale
Wechsler Preschool and Primary Scale of Intelligence - intelligence test for children between the ages 4 years to 6 years, 6 months.
Wechsler-Bellevue scale - a measure of general intelligence superseded by the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale and its subsequent revision.
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