Assessment of Intellectual Functioning

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Springer Science & Business Media, Jan 31, 1996 - Psychology - 412 pages
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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.
 

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Contents

Foundations and Definitions
1
Measurement Concepts and Methods
29
Test Administration Scoring and Interpretation
55
SBIV
83
Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children
95
System of Multicultural Pluralistic Assessment
111
KABC
117
Detroit Tests of Learning Aptitude
130
Individual Testing of the Handicapped
191
Group Tests of Intelligence
221
Testing in Other Countries and Cultures
247
Individual and Group Differences in Mental Abilities
275
Theories and Issues in the Assessment of Mental Abilities
305
Looking Forward
335
Glossary
345
Standardized American Individual Intelligence Tests
361

Summary
136
Background and Early Tests
142
Psychometric Characteristics of the WAISR
152
Summary
162
References
367
Author Index
395
Subject Index
403
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