Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children

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  • Case Study On Kayla's Grandmother

    Kayla is a 17 year 1month old young lady in the 12th grade in the Dickenson County Public School System. Per self reporting she enjoys school and is an A-B student. She plans on attending college in the veterinarian field. She loves animals. Her favorite subject is English and least favorite is math. She is having a good year and is excited about her upcoming graduation. She shared she recently took her SAT and had just received her scores. She scored a combined score on English and math of 1090…

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  • Jordan Alcohol Case Study

    Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale – Fourth Edition (WAIS-IV): This test is designed to estimate the level of intellectual functioning of participants age sixteen and older. Scores are derived by comparing Jordan’s performance to that of a standardized sample of individuals…

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  • Intellectual Functioning: A Case Study Summary

    Validity Scales Mr. Smith generated tests scores for the Rorschach protocol (R=15 and L=0.67), MCMI (V), and MMPI (VRIN, TRIN) that are considered valid. Furthermore on the MCMI and MMPI, he revealed enough information about himself through his response style (X). His results indicated that he did not attempt to portray himself in a positive way, deny having weaknesses, and shortcomings (L, Y, K). Nonetheless, the patient’s test results on the MCMI and MMPI indicated that the patient is likely…

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  • The Stanford-Binet Analysis

    standardize that test a person’s intelligence and cognitive ability. The Stanford-Binet has five editions. The newest edition is the fifth edition, which is written by Gale H. Rod. The publisher of this intelligence book is Riverside Publication, a Houghton Mifflin Harcourt company (Rod, 2003). The use of the Standford-Binet is to diagnose learning disabilities, cognitive delays, and mental retardation, and placement/classifications for different types of children and adults (Rod, 2003). The…

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  • Case Study: General Intellectual Functioning

    General Intellectual Functioning: In order to get an overall estimate of Mr. Smith’s intellectual functioning; an entire WAIS was completed by the patient. Mr. Smith earned a FSIQ of 111, classifying his overall intellectual ability, as measured by the WAIS-IV, as High Average Range. Furthermore, in the case of Mr. Smith, the difference between his highest index (140 on the PSI) and his lowest index (96 on the VCI) =44points. This value is more than 23 points, so his FSIQ is less useful and…

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  • Reflective And Objective Analysis

    Introduction Definitions of intelligence vary among scholars, theorists, and laypersons, due to its multidimensionality. However, intelligence typically involves an individual’s ability to learn from experience and adapt to the environment in which they live. I believe that the construct of intelligence should encompass an individual’s ability to effectively communicate in both written and verbal form, to think logically, and to express creativity. Two intelligence tests in which I recently…

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  • Reflective Essay: Nonverbal Routing

    Makaya is a 14 year 0 months old young lady; today is her birthday. She is currently enrolled in the 8th grade in Wise County Public Schools. Previous history obtained from her father and self-reporting indicated a past struggle with academics per evidenced on her report cards, D’s and F’s. Her father reported she is currently making A’s and B’s. I asked him what changed? He replied, “She lived with her grandmother until I remarried. When I remarried my wife started working with her and making…

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  • The Wechsler Intelligence Scales

    The Wechsler Intelligence Scales The further development was an instrument to measure Intelligence by American psychologist David Wechsler. Wechsler also believed that intelligence involved a no. of different mental abilities, describing intelligence as, "the global capacity of a person to act purposefully, to think rationally, and to deal effectively with his environment" (1939). He wasn’t satisfied with the limitations of the Stanford Binet’s test, so he published his new intelligence test…

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  • David Wechsler's Theory Of Intelligence

    According to Deary, Johnson & Houlihan (2009), intelligence is one of the most frequently studied human behavioral traits and one of the strongest known predictors of major life outcomes such as educational attainment, occupational success, health, and longevity. On that, intelligence can be defines as the ability to learn or understand things or to deal with new or difficult situations and also the ability to apply knowledge to manipulate one's environment or to think abstractly as measured by…

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  • Intelligence Test Evaluation

    differentiating the individuals’ abilities, the intelligence test is introduced to investigate the individual differences across different countries, age groups and gender. However, the definition and measurement of intelligence are varied from time to time, and it raises the interest of psychologists to discuss the phenomenon. This essay will first describe the formation of the concept of intelligence. It will then depict the evolution of the intelligence test and its relation to the change of…

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