Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children


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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.
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Wechsler-Bellevue scale - a measure of general intelligence superseded by the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale and its subsequent revision.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 evaluated the applicability of the Australian adaptations of the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children -- Third Edition (WISC-III; Wechsler, 1991) and the Stanford-Binet Intelligence Scale--Fourth Edition (SB-FE; Thorndike et al., 1986) with Dunedin primary school children.
So this research was aimed to adapt and validate Verbal Comprehension Index's (VCI) subtests of Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children - Fourth edition (WISC-IV UK; Wechsler, 2004) in Pakistan.
ADHD, Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder; SRA, Special Review Assessment; WISC, Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children; WISC-R, Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children--Revised; WRAT-R, Wide Range Achievement Test--Revised.
Additionally, each was administered a Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children: Third Edition within the previous 2 years and the resulting age-based Full-Scale Quotients were all between 90 and 95.
109.8), as measured on the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children.
The standardization sample from the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children, Third Edition (WISC-III; 1991) was used.
Intellectual development was assessed using the Stutsman Mental Measurement of Preschool Children (2-6 years), the Wechsler Preschool and Primary Scale of Intelligence (WPPSI 4-6 years) and the revised Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children (WISC-r-6-17 years).
2004), after adjustment for social factors related to intellectual function, water arsenic concentration (WAs) was inversely associated with WPPSI-III (Wechsler Preschool and Primary Scale of Intelligence, 3rd ed.) and WISC-III (Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children, 3rd ed.) scores, using instruments that were modified for the study population.
In most cases this was the Verbal IQ of the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children, 3rd Edition (WISC-III: Wechsler, 1991).
(2005) administered two subtests of the Wide Range Achievement Test, the reading subtest and the math subtest, and two subtests from the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children (WISC-III) (Wechsler 1991), the block design subtest and the digit span subtest to the children and adolescents 6-16 years of age in the United States.

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