Prediction of Boston naming test performance from vocabulary scores: Preliminary guidelines for

Killgore, William D. Scott; Adams, Russell L.
August 1999
Perceptual & Motor Skills;Aug99, Vol. 89 Issue 1, p327
Academic Journal
Focuses on the prediction of Boston naming test performance from vocabulary scores. Frequency of false positive dysnomic classifications of patients with limited vocabulary skills resulting the test; Score adjustments made to account for the significant shared variance between scores on the Boston naming test and the WAIS-R vocabulary subtest.


Related Articles

  • A study of intellectual impairment and recovery rates in heavy drinkers in Ireland. Clarke, Jane; Haughton, Helen; Clarke, J; Haughton, H // British Journal of Psychiatry;Feb75, Vol. 126, p178 

    The article presents a study that seeks to evaluate intellectual impairment and recovery rates among heavy drinkers in Ireland. The study uses four subtests of the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale including the similarities, vocabulary, block design and object assembly tests. It was found that...

  • Estimation of premorbid intelligence in organic conditions. Crawford, J. R.; Parker, D. M.; Besson, J. A. O.; Besson, J A // British Journal of Psychiatry;Aug88, Vol. 153, p178 

    The validity of premorbid IQ estimates provided by the National Adult Reading Test (NART) and Vocabulary sub-test of the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale were evaluated, by comparison with matched, healthy control subjects, in Korsakoff psychosis, alcoholic dementia, dementia Alzheimer type...

  • Factor structure of the WAIS-R Italian version compared with American and British solutions. Laicardi, Caterina; Frustaci, Antonio // Psychological Reports;Dec96 Part 2, Vol. 79 Issue 3, p1171 

    Investigates the possible factor structure of the Italian adaptation of the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale-Revised and its congruity with American and British solutions. Principal components analysis of the factor structure; Suitability of the three-factor solution in the Italian sample;...

  • The Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale--revised, revisited. Czubaj, Camilla Anne // Education;Winter96, Vol. 117 Issue 2, p271 

    Examines the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale-Revised, the most utilized instrument for measuring an adult's intelligence quotient (IQ). IQ discrepancies resulting from the inaccuracy of WAIS-R assessment; Generalizations adopted by doctors in determining cognitive deficits with brain injury.

  • Common short forms of the spanish wechsler adult intelligence scale. Demsky, Yvonne I.; Gass, Carlton S. // Perceptual & Motor Skills;Dec97 Part 1, Vol. 85 Issue 3, p1121 

    Presents a test on the common short forms of Spanish Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale (WAIS) on the adult intelligence scale. Information on the four test version; What are the values of the four test version; Suggestion of the results.

  • Pervasiveness of the IQ Rise: A Cross-Temporal Meta-Analysis. Pietschnig, Jakob; Voracek, Martin; Formann, Anton K. // PLoS ONE;2010, Vol. 5 Issue 12, p1 

    Background: Generational IQ gains in the general population (termed the Flynn effect) show an erratic pattern across different nations as well as across different domains of intelligence (fluid vs crystallized). Gains of fluid intelligence in different countries have been subject to extensive...

  • A short form of the WAIS for use with the aged. Britton, P. G.; Savage, R. D. // British Journal of Psychiatry;Apr66, Vol. 112 Issue 485, p417 

    The article discusses the study which uses a short form of the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale (WAIS) in elderly patients. The intelligence scale was administered to 86 subjects who were selected at random from the aged community sample. The WAIS is proposed consisting of four subtests, which...

  • Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p2491 

    An encyclopedia entry for "Wechsler Adult Intelligent Scale," which refers to an intelligence test designed to assess cognitive function in individuals over the age of 16, is presented.

  • Intrasubtest scatter on the WAIS-III information subtest and psychometrically defined retrieval... Ryan, Joseph J.; Paul, Christine A. // Perceptual & Motor Skills;Dec99 Part 1, Vol. 89 Issue 3, p1052 

    Investigates the association between amount of intrasubtest scatter on the Information subtest and the presence of psychometrically defined retrieval deficits. Utilization of patients referred for neuropsychological evaluation and a matched-groups design; Use of the Wechsler Adult Intelligence...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics