adult intelligence

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: intelligence - the average IQ of the adults in a given populationadult intelligence - the average IQ of the adults in a given population
I.Q., intelligence quotient, IQ - a measure of a person's intelligence as indicated by an intelligence test; the ratio of a person's mental age to their chronological age (multiplied by 100)
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The Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale (WAIS) is an intelligence test that was first published in 1955 and designed to measure intelligence in adults and older adolescents.
They evaluated cognitive function using a series of tests: the Delayed Word Recall Test (DWRT) to evaluate verbal learning and short-term memory, the Digit Symbol Substitution Test (DSST) to evaluate executive function and processing speed, and both the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale-Revised and the Word Fluency Test (WFT) to evaluate executive function and expressive language.
This asynchrony increases with higher intellectual capacity." Janice Szabos's legendary "Bright Child/Gifted Learner" chart from a 1989 article in Challenge magazine, which Annmarie Guzy has included in her article "Honors Is a Good Fit for Gifted Students--Or Maybe Not," is the anecdotal double helix within gifted education for understanding how gifted children differ profoundly from their age peers and approximate adult intelligence in ways that IQ tests have sought for over a century to measure.
The authors examined the relations of fluid and crystallized intelligence and Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale IQ to three separable executive functions--inhibiting prepotent responses (inhibiting), shifting mental sets (shifting), and updating working memory (updating)--in young adults.
The PACC is a composite of the Digit Symbol Substitution Test score from the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale-Revised, the Mini Mental State Exam, the Total Recall score from the Free and Cued Selective Reminding Test, and the Delayed Recall score on the Logical Memory Ha sub-test from the Wechsler Memory Scale.
For example, Matsuoka et al in a normal elderly population (n = 50) compared a Japanese version of the NART (the JART) with the revised Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale (WAIS; Wechsler, 1997), finding that the JART explained 61% of variance in IQ scores.
Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale revised and case history interview were administered to determine cognitive deficits following traumatic frontal lobe injury.
Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale (WAIS), [14] Cattell's Culture Fair Intelligence Test (CCFT) and Trail Making Test (TMT) [15] were used to test neurocognitive functions.
Horn, "Age changes on tests of fluid and crystallized ability for women and men on the Kaufman Adolescent and Adult Intelligence Test (KAIT) at ages 17-94 years," Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, vol.
A neuropsychological test (Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale-Revised) was done five months after discharge from the hospital, to determine any neurocognitive deficits or impairment.

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