Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children

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  • Becky Orr Case Study

    a 15 year old female who was examined by Judy Bissell. Her birth date is September 3rd, 1995. She was given the Weschsler Intelligence scale (WIS-IV) on September 8th, 2010. Test Administered The Weschsler Intelligence scale for Children (WISC-IV) measures the child’s overall intellectual ability. The assessment assists with the clinical insights into the child’s intelligences. The goals of this assessment is to strengthen professional decision making when studying the child’s fluid reasoning,…

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  • Influence Of Nature And Nurture On Development

    Nature is the environment contributing to behavior and development. When someone supports intelligence as coming from nature verses nurture, they believe that the right environment, access to material resources, and opportunities can lead to higher I.Q. scores. I believe both nature and nurture have an effect on development. To me heredity and environment cannot act independently, they must intertwine. Children are wired in certain ways and get lots of traits from their parents, but they…

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  • Correlation Between Intelligence And Children

    Intelligence has been defined in many different ways such as in terms of one's capacity for logic, abstract thought, understanding, self-awareness, communication, learning, memory, planning, creativity and problem solving. It can also be more generally described as the ability to perceive and retain information and apply it to itself or other instances of information creating referable understanding models of any size, density, or complexity. This ability significantly increases the adaptive…

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  • Culture Fair Test Essay

    fair test of Intelligence: The investigator employed ‘Culture Fair’ test of general mental ability constructed by cattell (Test of ‘g’: Culture Fair, Scale 3, From A) for measuring intelligence of all subjects. This test was chosen in preference to some other available tests primarily because it is a culture fair test. Unlike other widely used test it is less affected by the vagaries of place and time. The constructor of the test claims that the test measure “ individual intelligence” in a…

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  • School Psychology Assessment

    of Non-Verbal Intelligence, Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scales 3rd Edition, Gilliam autism Rating Scale-3rd, and classroom observation which are done by the psychologist. When all of the assessments are completed the Multidisciplinary Evaluation Team, which includes parents, regular education teacher, special education…

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  • Howard Gardner And Cattell's Theory Of Intelligence

    Introduction Intelligence has been a controversial topic for many years. What is intelligence? Who has it? How do you measure it? Is there more than one type of intelligence? There are many theories that explain “intelligence”. Some theories of intelligence are Gardner’s theory of multiple intelligences, Sternberg’s theory of triarchic intelligence, and Cattell’s theory of intelligence, and many others have been proposed throughout the years. Many views have been brought up and many names are…

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  • Nature Nurture Debate

    psychologists reference certain factors such as intelligence and education as an example of the environment having a low impact (Brysbaert & Rastle, 2009). Brysbaert and Rastle describe a situation where there is low correlation between parents’ socioeconomic status and child intelligence, thus leading many psychologists to believe that the impact of the environment is…

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  • Language Scale Score Essay

    full scale score was 55 which is in the extremely low range. The test like everyone does have a small degree of error the low-probability is 90 out of 100 that the true score is between 31 and 45. Danny score is ranked at 0.1 percentile which means that Danny scored as well or better than 0.1 of the examinees his age. The second test Danny was given was the Oral and Written Language Scales (OWLS). The OWLS is an assessment of receptive and expressive (oral and written) language for children and…

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  • Gardner's Theory Of Human Intelligence

    Human intelligence is one of the most widely discussed topics within the discipline of psychology, nevertheless, psychologists have not come to an agreement on the definition of intelligence. While many agree that intelligence refers to one’s ability to reason, plan, solve problems, think logically and abstractly, the question of whether there is one general intelligence or many ‘intelligences’ still persists (Gottfredson, 1997). As Deary (2001) has noted, sometimes we refer to someone’s general…

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  • Nature Vs Nurture Cognitive Development

    nature and nurture and their impact on intelligence has been widely debated over the last century. This dynamic has been studied, tested, examined and reexamined. Typical cognitive development milestones and the nature vs. nurture conundrum have been a huge focus in the study of intelligence. This abundance of attention on the subject of intelligence has not yet yeilded a working and universally accepted definition. Despite of the lack of definition, intelligence is tested and measured in a…

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