Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale

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Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale

(WAIS): see psychological testspsychological test,
any of a variety of testing procedures for measuring psychological traits and behavior, or for studying some specialized aspect of ability. Several forms of testing have arisen from the need to understand personality and its relationship to psychological
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Verbal IQ =2 x (score of knowledge + score of similarity) + score of arithmetic + score of digit span
The researchers reported that the more hours spent on video gaming, the stronger the association with lower verbal IQ and subtle changes on brain areas-described as loss of white matter integrity-suggestive of an addiction pattern.
Descriptive statistics for WISC-R Verbal IQ, WISC-R Performance IQ, WISC-R full scale IQ and Conners' Parent Rating Scale, Conners' Teacher Rating Scale of the groups ADHD-I (n=37) ADHD-C (n=37) M (SD) M (SD) WISC-R verbal IQ 102.
We investigated the influence of individual covariates on the associations between BC exposure and verbal IQ by running a series of models adjusted for subsets of covariates.
We have seen cohorts of students where they have average IQ, but poor working memory, so they have the knowledge in place as captured by these verbal IQ tests, but they may not have the capacity to process that knowledge adequately for a classroom setting.
Major finding: The ability of children with autism spectrum disorder to lose their diagnosis and their autistic symptoms and achieve performance in the typical development range for verbal IQ, communication skills, and social functioning has been shown to be possible and to be one "optimal outcome" for children with ASD.
Also, there was no significant difference in the verbal IQ (p=0.
Exclusive breastfeeding - rather than any level of breastfeeding - had the greatest effect, boosting verbal IQ scores by nearly a point per month.
2005) found significant between-group differences in verbal IQ, attention, and memory.
TD and OO participants had nearly identical and high average verbal IQ scores, which were an average 7 points higher than the HFA verbal IQ scores.
A low verbal IQ means that they have a smaller store of words and knowledge at their disposal.