Wechsler, David

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Wechsler, David

(weks′lĕr)
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.

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Wechsler-Bellevue scale - a measure of general intelligence superseded by the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale and its subsequent revision.
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Performance total IQ and verbal IQ were assessed with the complete Wechsler Preschool and Primary Scale of Intelligence.
The Wechsler Preschool and Primary Scale of Intelligence was being administered to children in the wrong age bracket.
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).

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