Verbal IQ is a score derived from the administration of selected subtests from the Wechsler Intelligence Scales, designed to provide a measure of an individual’s overall verbal intellectual abilities. The Verbal IQ score is a measure of acquired knowledge, verbal reasoning, and attention to verbal materials.
Wechsler Intelligence Scales (WIS): The WIS family of tests are some of the most widely used test batteries to assess general intellectual ability in adults aged 16 years or higher (Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale; WAIS), children aged 6–16 years (Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children; WISC), and children aged 2–7 years (Wechsler Preschool and Primary Scale of Intelligence; WPPSI). Since the original development of these tests (WAIS, 1955; WISC, 1949; WPPSI, 1967), all three batteries have been revised on several occasions. The most recent revisions were published in 2002 (WPPSI-III), 2003 (WISC-IV), and...
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