Full Scale IQ
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The Full Scale IQ is a score derived from administration of selected subtests from the Wechsler Intelligence Scales designed to provide a measure of an individual’s overall level of general cognitive and intellectual functioning. It is a summary score derived from an individual’s performance on a variety of tasks that measure acquired knowledge, verbal reasoning, attention to verbal materials, fluid reasoning, spatial processing, attentiveness to details, and visual-motor integration.
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...
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