WECHSLER ADULT INTELLIGENCE SCALE (WAIS)

an intelligence test for people from 16 years to 89 years. An alteration and substitution of the Wechsler-Belle-Vue intelligence scale, the WAIS presently utilizes seven verbal subtests and seven performance subtests. Relying upon the particular mixture of subtests delivered, the test produces a Perceptual establishment, Verbal understanding, a working memory index score, and a Processing Speed.

WECHSLER ADULT INTELLIGENCE SCALE (WAIS): "The Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale is used to assess adult intelligence through verbal and performance rigorums. "
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "WECHSLER ADULT INTELLIGENCE SCALE (WAIS)," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/wechsler-adult-intelligence-scale-wais/ (accessed October 19, 2019).
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