David Wechsler

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Wechsler, David

(1896–1981) psychologist; born in Lespedi, Romania. He came to the United States as a youth and was chief psychologist at New York City's Bellevue Hospital for 35 years. He devised a series of intelligence tests that became standard diagnostic tools, including the Wechsler-Bellevue Intelligence Scale. In 1970 he began teaching at New York University's medical school, where he had been a clinical psychologist since World War II.
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For measuring intelligence, the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-Revised (WISC-R), Stanford-Binet Intelligence Test, and Ankara Developmental Screening Inventory were used.
Esta escala ha sido adaptada para la poblacion espanola, a partir de la original Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-Revised (Wechsler, 1974), que, a su vez constituye una revision de la escala original de 1949, realizada por Ma Victoria de la Cruz Lopez y Agustin Cordero Pando, tecnicos del Departamento I+D de TEA Ediciones SA, en 1993.
A comparison using the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-Revised (WISC-R) and its new version, the WISC-III, is commonly made between the Verbal (V) and Performance (P) IQ profiles.
All had severe word identification problems (lowest 10th percentile in each classroom) despite mean full scale IQ scores greater than or equal to a standard score of 85 on the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-Revised (WISC-R; Wechsler, 1974).
They were identified by comparing scores on the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-Revised with scores on a kindergarten/first-grade readiness test and a teacher report of classroom functioning.
The 11-year sample consisted of the 178 children tested on the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-Revised (WISC-R) (16) for whom the composite prenatal exposure measure was available.
The Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-Revised, Wechsler Preschool and Primary Scale of Intelligence, and the Kaufman Assessment Battery for Children-Revised, Wechsler Preschool and Primary Scale of Intelligence, and the Kaufman Assessment Battery for Children are three tests to measure students' intelligence levels.
Though relatively little research has been carried out on the intelligence test performance of American Indian students, a consistent finding in existing studies is that American Indians as a group score significantly lower on the verbal than the performance scale of the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-Revised.
The intellectual disability (ID) levels of the children were determined by the Turkish version of the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-Revised (WISC-R) or Ankara Developmental Screening Inventory (ADSI) (14,15,16).
To measure cognitive abilities, the adolescents completed the Block Design and Similarities subtests of the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-Revised (Wechsler, 1974) and the Booklet Category Test (Halstead, 1947), a measure of abstract thinking.

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