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Unformatted text preview: Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children (WISC) – Age 16 and below • Verbal scale ♦ Measures mental capacity ♦ Some sub-scales: General knowledge base Comprehension – how to apply knowledge Arithmetic – math ability; distractibility Vocabulary – meaning of words • Performance scale ♦ Measures nonverbal activity tasks ♦ Some sub-scales Picture completion – memory and attention Block design – perceptual organization; relationship of parts to whole Combination of Verbal and Performance scores gives overall I.Q. Meaning of I.Q. Average score – 100 – middle score of all who took test High average – 101-110 Low average – 99-90 Below average – 89-70 Mental Retardation Mild Retardation – IQ Range – 68-55 Moderate Retardation – IQ Range - 54-40 Severe Retardation – IQ Range - 39-25 Profound Retardation - IQ Range – Below 25...
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2008 for the course PSYC 1000 taught by Professor Handron during the Spring '08 term at East Carolina University .
- Spring '08