According to the test manual, the instrument targets three are psychoeducational disability, neuropsychiatic and organic dysfunction, and giftedness. The WAIS correlated highly with the StanfordBinet IV test (0. 88) and had high concordance with various measures: memory, language, dexterity, motor speed, attention, and cognitive ability.
Overview of the Wechsler Adult Intelligence ScaleFourth Edition (WAISIV) Presenter: Gloria Maccow, PhD Intended for use with individuals ages 16 to 90 years, the WAISIV measures cognitive ability using a core battery of 10 unique subtests.
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Lezak, M. D. (1995). The WAISIII, a subsequent revision of the WAIS and the WAISR, was released in 1997. It provided scores for Verbal IQ, Performance IQ, and Full Scale IQ, along with four secondary indices (Verbal Comprehension, Working Memory, Perceptual Organization, and Processing Speed).
The WAISR, a revised form of the WAIS, was released in 1981 and consisted of six verbal and five performance subtests.
The verbal tests were: Information, Comprehension, Arithmetic, Digit Span, Similarities, and Vocabulary. Certain items in the Information subtest of the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale Revised (WAISR) (Wechsler, 1981) are suspected to be biased with respect to American cultural content (for a review see Crawford and Boer, 1985). Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale (WAIS) is an intelligence test that is used quite commonly, and it measures the verbal and nonverbal abilities of adults.
The test has been revised in recent years and is now called the WAISR. PSYCHOLOGY Submitted to the Graduate Faculty of Texas Tech University in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY Test and Order 96 13. WAIS and WAISR Mean IQ Differences in Three IQ Categories 101 14. Comparison of WAIS and WAISR Verbal, Performance, and Full Scale Mean Manual for the Wechsler preschool and primary scale of intelligence.
New York: Psychological Corporation. References. Edwards, A. J. (1994). Wechsler, David ( ). In R. J.
Sternberg (Ed. ), Encyclopedia of intelligence (Vol. 1, pp. ). New York: Macmillan. Fancher, R. E. (1985). The intelligence men: Makers of the IQ controversy. WAISIII has extended floors for most subtests, enhancing specificity in testing individuals who have lower cognitive functioning. Three New Subtests WAISIII includes the 11 subtests from WAISR and 3 new subtests: Matrix Reasoning, Symbol Search, and LetterNumber Sequencing. A UK supplement to the WAISR test manual is now available (Lea, 1986); but this simply incorporates replacements for, or modifications to, unsuitable US test items (e.
g. dollars and cents are replaced by pounds and pence in Wechsler Adult Intelligence ScaleFourth Edition (WAISIV) Used as a general test the intelligence, the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale Fourth Edition (WAIS revised manual for the Test of Mental Alertness. Concurrent validation of a The Thurstone Test of Mental Alertness is a selfadministered, 126item multiplechoice test.
The summary scores are simply the number of correct WAISR Validation of the Thurstone Test of Mental Alertness