The Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale--revised, revisited

Czubaj, Camilla Anne
December 1996
Education;Winter96, Vol. 117 Issue 2, p271
Academic Journal
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.


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