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Assessment of Intellectual Functioning / Edition 2
     

Assessment of Intellectual Functioning / Edition 2

by Lewis R. Aiken
 

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ISBN-10: 0306451522

ISBN-13: 9780306451522

Pub. Date: 01/31/1996

Publisher: Springer US

This fully updated, comprehensive text examines the assessment of intellectual abilities in children and adults. Chapters emphasize the rationale and techniques for measuring intellectual function in educational, clinical, and other organizational settings. The author includes detailed descriptions of the most widely used procedures for administering, scoring, and

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This fully updated, comprehensive text examines the assessment of intellectual abilities in children and adults. Chapters emphasize the rationale and techniques for measuring intellectual function in educational, clinical, and other organizational settings. The author includes detailed descriptions of the most widely used procedures for administering, scoring, and interpreting individual and group intelligence tests. This second edition features additional material on testing the handicapped, individual and group differences in mental abilities, theories and issues in the assessment of mental abilities, and new tests for measuring intelligence and related abilities.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780306451522
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
01/31/1996
Series:
Perspectives on Individual Differences Series
Edition description:
2nd ed. 1996
Pages:
412
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.36(d)

Table of Contents

Foundations and Definitions. Measurement Concepts and Methods. Test Administration, Scoring, and Interpretation. Individual Testing of School-age Children I: SBIV and WISCIII. Individual Testing of School-age Children II: KABC, DTLA, and DAS. Individual Testing of Adolescents and Adults: Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale. Individual Testing of Preschool Children and Infants. Individual Testing of the Handicapped. Group Tests of Intelligence. Testing in other Countries and Cultures. Individual and Group Differences in Mental Abilities. Theories and Issues in the Assessment of Mental Abilities. Looking Forward. Glossary. Appendix A: Standardized American Intelligence Tests. Appendix B: American Suppliers of Intelligence Tests and Related Materials. Index.

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