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Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children

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The Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children (WISC), developed by David Wechsler, is an individually administered intelligence test for children between the ages of 6 and 16. [1]

24 relations: Arithmetic, Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, Ceiling effect (statistics), David Wechsler, Dutch language, Dyscalculia, Dyslexia, Floor effect, Flynn effect, General knowledge, Information, Intelligence quotient, Ipsative, Learning disability, Memory span, Rapid automatized naming, Subitizing, Toshinori Ishikuma, Understanding, Vocabulary, Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale, Wechsler Individual Achievement Test, Wechsler Preschool and Primary Scale of Intelligence, Welsh language.

Arithmetic

Arithmetic (from the Greek ἀριθμός arithmos, "number") is a branch of mathematics that consists of the study of numbers, especially the properties of the traditional operations on them—addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.

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Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a mental disorder of the neurodevelopmental type.

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Ceiling effect (statistics)

The ceiling effect is observed when an independent variable no longer has an effect on a dependent variable, or the level above which variance in an independent variable is no longer measurable.

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David Wechsler

David "Weshy" Wechsler (January 12, 1896 – May 2, 1981) was a Romanian-American psychologist.

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Dutch language

The Dutch language is a West Germanic language, spoken by around 23 million people as a first language (including the population of the Netherlands where it is the official language, and about sixty percent of Belgium where it is one of the three official languages) and by another 5 million as a second language.

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Dyscalculia

Dyscalculia is difficulty in learning or comprehending arithmetic, such as difficulty in understanding numbers, learning how to manipulate numbers, and learning facts in mathematics.

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Dyslexia

Dyslexia, also known as reading disorder, is characterized by trouble with reading despite normal intelligence.

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Floor effect

In statistics, a floor effect (also known as a basement effect) arises when a data-gathering instrument has a lower limit to the data values it can reliably specify.

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Flynn effect

The Flynn effect is the substantial and long-sustained increase in both fluid and crystallized intelligence test scores measured in many parts of the world over the 20th century.

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General knowledge

General knowledge has been defined in differential psychology as "culturally valued knowledge communicated by a range of non-specialist media" and encompassing a wide subject range.

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Information

Information is any entity or form that provides the answer to a question of some kind or resolves uncertainty.

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Intelligence quotient

An intelligence quotient (IQ) is a total score derived from several standardized tests designed to assess human intelligence.

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Ipsative

Ipsative (Latin: ipse, "of the self") is a descriptor used in psychology to indicate a specific type of measure in which respondents compare two or more desirable options and pick the one that is most preferred (sometimes called a "forced choice" scale).

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Learning disability

Learning disability is a classification that includes several areas of functioning in which a person has difficulty learning in a typical manner, usually caused by an unknown factor or factors.

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Memory span

In psychology and neuroscience, memory span is the longest list of items that a person can repeat back in correct order immediately after presentation on 50% of all trials.

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Rapid automatized naming

Rapid automatized naming (RAN) is a task that measures how quickly individuals can name aloud objects, pictures, colors, or symbols (letters or digits).

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Subitizing

Subitizing is the rapid, accurate, and confident judgments of numbers performed for small numbers of items.

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Toshinori Ishikuma

Toshinori Ishikuma (born September 1950) is a Japanese psychology professor known for his work on introducing and establishing the system of school psychology services in Japan, and his expert guidance and training in chosen students for psychology He was among key psychologists who started certifying school psychologists in Japan in 1997.

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Understanding

Understanding is a psychological process related to an abstract or physical object, such as a person, situation, or message whereby one is able to think about it and use concepts to deal adequately with that object.

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Vocabulary

A vocabulary is a set of familiar words within a person's language.

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Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale

The Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale (WAIS) is an IQ test designed to measure intelligence and cognitive ability in adults and older adolescents.

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Wechsler Individual Achievement Test

The Wechsler Individual Achievement Test Second Edition (WIAT-II; Wechsler, 2005) developed by David Wechsler, assesses the academic achievement of children, adolescents, college students and adults, aged 4 through 85.

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Wechsler Preschool and Primary Scale of Intelligence

The Wechsler Preschool and Primary Scale of Intelligence (WPPSI) is an intelligence test designed for children ages 2 years 6 months to 7 years 7 months developed by David Wechsler in 1967.

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Welsh language

Welsh (Cymraeg or y Gymraeg) is a member of the Brittonic branch of the Celtic languages.

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WISC III, WISC IV, WISC-4, WISC-III, WISC-IV, WISC-R, Weschler Intelligence Scale for Children.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wechsler_Intelligence_Scale_for_Children

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