Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale


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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.
See also: Wechsler, David

Wechsler,

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Wechsler-Bellevue scale - a measure of general intelligence superseded by the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale and its subsequent revision.
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The current study sought to determine if performance on relational tasks would predict performance on verbal or performance subtests of The Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale Third Edition (WAIS-III).
Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale. New York: The Psychological Corporation.
SD = Standard deviation, WAIS-III = Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale III, NART = National Adult Reading Test, FSIQ = Full Scale IQ, VIQ= Verbal IQ, PIQ = Performance IQ.
The tests that were used in the assessments including the letter-number sequencing and digit span subtests of the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale, Version III.
Children over 16 years were administered the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale -- Revised (WAIS-R, Wechsler, 1981), and some participants received the Stanford Binet -- Fourth Edition (Thorndike, Hagen, & Sattler, 1986).
6 MRI: * T1 lesion volume High * T2 lesion volume High * Cerebral atrophy Yes TESTS SCORES 2007 WAIS-III (Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale) Max Score Digit Symbol-Coding 7 Block Design 4 Symbol Search 5 Letter-number sequencing 7 WMS-III (Wechsler Memory Scale) Max Score Logical Memory I 10 Family Pictures I 13 Logical Memory II 11 Family Pictures II 12 Rey Osterrieth Figure (ROCF) Percentile Type of the copy 75 Accuracy of copy 60 Time of copy 75 Immediate recall condition 70 BNT (Boston Naming Test) Raw Score Total Score 58 CTMT (Comprehensive Trail Making Test) Standard.