verbal intelligence quotient

verbal intelligence quotient

Psychology A parameter of cognitive ability, measurable by the WAIS-R–Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale-Revised. See Intelligence quotient.
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After age and gender were controlled for, small but significant negative correlations were found between head circumference and Verbal Intelligence Quotient (VIQ) and Full Scale Intelligence Quotient (FSIQ) in twins with autism spectrum disorders, but there was no correlation between head circumference and other autistic symptoms or functioning.
The Wechsler uses 11 subtests to produce a verbal intelligence quotient (IQ), a performance IQ and a full-scale IQ.