Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children

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  • Spearman's Two Factor Theory Of Intelligence

    Intelligence is defined as the ability to learn and think logically about abstract concepts while also being able to adapt to the environment. Chapter seven is all about intelligence and academic skills. This chapter discusses two major intelligence theories: Gardner’s and Sternberg’s. The psychometric approach to intelligence is the attempt to quantify people’s psychological skills and abilities based off a paper and pencil test or physical measurements. One of the most well-known tests is…

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  • SSAIS-R Psychometric Test Analysis

    description of the test SSAIS-R stands for Senior South African Intelligence Scales-Revised. This test has played a central role in the intelligence testing of South African children (Cockcroft, 2013). The test consists of nine core subsets, these being: five verbal and four non-verbal. There is also two additional “subtests” available however those need not be dealt with in this description. As previously mentioned the verbal scale of this test has five components to it, namely: ‘vocabulary’,…

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  • Intelligence Brain Development

    3. Intelligence changes on a biological basis Biologically, intelligence is closely connected with brain development in children. A newborn baby has over a trillion nerve cells that communicate through even more synapses. At this point, children have more developed central nerve system (later CNS) than they need and synapses grow even more in the time to adolescence. The rate of synapse formation responsible for higher cognitive functions - one of them is intelligence reaches a peak at 3 years,…

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  • ASPD Relationship

    The Relationship with the Criminal Justice System There is a correlation between ASPD and criminal behavior (Aggarwal, 2013). Although it is rare in the population, it is considered very common in the criminal justice system (Moran, 1999). As a result, the system offers to aid in administrating treatment to the patients. The types of treatment that the system has are domestic violence groups, boot camps, therapeutic communities, mental health courts, and substance abuse programs. A mental…

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  • Hoyda's Personality Assessment

    A personality assessment such as the Piers-Harris Children’s self-concept scale- second edition may be considered for Hoyda. This self-report inventory can give us a better understanding of Hoyda’s own self-concept. A personality assessment may be useful to understand Hoyda better and to point at her strengths. This test can also push the diagnosis toward something different such as Oppositional defiant disorder, adjustment disorder, etc. This test can showcase attitudes, characteristics, needs…

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  • Protective Factors Of Juvenile Delinquency

    Risk Factors, Protective Factors, and the Prevention of Antisocial Behavior Among Juveniles Recent statistics indicate that the rate of detention of minors is at its lowest point since the mid 80 's In 2000, approximately 2.4 million minors were arrested, which is about 10% of all young people in the United States (Federal Bureau of Investigation [FBI], 2000). Minors who have committed violent crimes increased by 62% (Bureau of Justice Statistics [BJS], 1998; Office of Juvenile Justice and…

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  • The Importance Of Special Education For Students With Disabilities

    The standardized assessment batteries given measured Justin’s intelligence regarding his cognition, non-verbal and verbal achievement. Intelligence test can present in many different forms and of the evaluations given these criteria specified the standard to determine eligibility consisting of understanding Justin’s learning disability, distinguishing the…

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  • Piaget's Stages Of Moral Development

    age of 10 and individualism is at its high. Comparative to Piaget’s stages of morality this is the time of autonomy. Conventional reasoning begins and the children will begin to assess trust value and loyalty amongst peers, adopting moral standards from their parents and seeking more appraisal. As I mention in the last chapter summary, children learn to develop closer relationships as friends and young romantics. With previously acquired attachment variations, children’s interactions with each…

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  • Verbal Working Memory Study

    Verbal Working Memory to Deaf Children’s Oral and Written Production Barbara Arfé, Cristina Rossi, and Silvia Sicoli In the past, many studies have been made for the oral and written capabilities of deaf children. But this journal focuses on the same factors but with their working memory. The children who participated in this study were severely or profoundly deaf and aged from eight to thirteen years old. In specific, they focused on the verbal working memory because this affects their…

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  • Genetics In Human Behavior

    differences between the set of twins and gathered a detail history from each twin to determine if links could be made from the differing aspects of their lives to the detected epigenetic differences. Each twin was given The Wechsler Abbreviated Scale of Intelligence (WASI; Wechsler, 1999), The Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI-II; Hathaway, 1989), and The Toronto Gambling task (Floden & Stuss, 2004) to determine any differences in IQ, personality, psychopathology, and the amount…

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