Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children

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  • Wilhelmina Attachment Case Study

    She is outgoing with other children and activities. However, she is having problems following directions. She gives up when something is too hard. She argues with her friends and acts out to get her favorite toy. Acting out to get her favorite toy is probably instrumental aggression…

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  • Culture Fair Intelligence Test Essay

    Intelligence refers to general mental ability to learn, solve novel problems, educe relationships, quickly process information accurately, think rationally, act purposefully, originate useful ideas and effectively adapt to one’s environment. Unfortunately, intelligence testing has not been incorporated in Nigerian educational system in spite of the central role that the trait plays in almost all human behaviour. This is largely due to the absence of a test that reliably and validly measures…

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  • Amygdala Developmental Psychology

    their experiment by having them perform a facial-emotion matching task and a shape-matching task before an fMRI scan. A functional MRI machine measures blood flow to specific regions of the brain, and was used because a PET scan cannot be used with children under eighteen years of age. The facial-emotion matching task involved “a target face located at the top of the screen and 2 probe faces located at the bottom of the screen…participants were asked to match the target face with one of the two…

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  • Douglas Hamilton Case Study

    Bariatric Clinic, for a psychological evaluation as a prerequisite for surgery. TEST ADMINISTERED: Personal History Check List, Overeating Questionnaire, Symptom Checklist 90- Revised (SCL-90-R), Personality Assessment Inventory (PAI), Wechsler Abbreviated Scale of Intelligence (WASI), Verbal I.Q, Forer Sentence Completion, Beck Depression Inventory and Clinical Interview. BEHAVIOR OBSERVATION: Mr. Douglas Hamilton was a well-dressed, 65-year-old, married Caucasian male who presented for…

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  • Disadvantages Of Breastfeeding Essay

    Before considering the benefits in breastfeeding, perhaps there are other factors that determines mothers’ decision to breastfeed their children. Giugliani et al., (1994) examines the relationship between mothers’ decisions in breastfeeding as well as the backing from health experts. The researchers take into account surrounding influences like social and economic factors. A cross-sectional comparison between 100 breastfeeding mothers to 100 non-breastfeeding mothers showed that a father figure…

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  • American Sign Language Infant Observation

    We will then randomly assign infants to each independent group. Parents/guardian with children in the neutral group, which is teaching infants, American Sign Language will be given a Deluxe Baby Sign Language Kit that will assist participants to sign. The Deluxe Baby Sign Language Kit would consist of baby flash cards that would show words…

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  • Essay On Anoxic Injury

    Children with Complex Diseases: Anoxic Injuries at Birth Anoxic injuries can happen at any point in the gestational or birthing process. Some of the effects resolve shortly after birth with appropriate intervention, some have lifelong consequences, and some ultimately result in death. An anoxic brain injury occurs when the fetus or baby is deprived of oxygen for a host of different reasons. The extent of damage depends on many factors, as well as the prognosis. Manifestations…

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  • Reflection Paper On Virtual Life

    My experience with My Virtual Life was enjoyable as it gave me a taste of how being a parent would be. After doing the questionnaire, My Virtual Life assigned me a baby boy who I ended up naming him after me, Usman Jr. I tried to provide a soothing environment, and added the latest baby toys such as rattles, and toys so that he would be more active and curious about his environment. While raising Usman Jr. I tried not to be overly attached nor try to ignore his cries. For instance, when he would…

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  • What Are Dr. Patel's Ethical Alternatives For Resolving This Dilemma

    The patient is aware that she is terminally ill and the medical bills for her condition is a financial burden on her children. Therefore, the psychologist believes that she wants to end her life, not to ease her own suffering, but to ease her children’s financial burden. The client has completed the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory and the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale. Her scores did not indicate a cognitive impairment or provide evidence of a mental…

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  • The Importance Of Psychological Assessment

    1930's and 1940's tests standardized on white children were administered to other races without investigation for test bias. White children scored highest in these tests and black children the lowest ( Foxcroft & Roodt, 2005). Psychologists used the international Stanford Binet intelligence test; the South African revision of which later became known as the Fick Scale. In1929 Fick noticed the unfairness of the test when applied to black school children, and tried to correct this by using…

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