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Adult Intelligence

Definition of the noun adult intelligence

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noun

  1. the average IQ of the adults in a given population
    • lexical domain: Relations - nouns denoting relations between people or things or ideas
    • more generic terms: I.Q. / intelligence quotient / IQ = a measure of a person's intelligence as indicated by an intelligence test

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Special Education (2007)

A Reference for the Education of Children, Adolescents, and Adults with Disabilities and Other Exceptional Individuals by Cecil R. Reynolds, Elaine Fletcher-Janzen

WAIS-R = Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale–Revised (Wechsler, 1981); WAIS-III = Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale–Third Edition (Wechsler, 1997); WPPSI-R = Wechsler ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Counseling (2008)

by Frederick T. Leong

Wechsler's adult intelligence battery was published in 1939 as the Wechsler- Bellevue Intelligence Scale and...

Google previewA Student's Dictionary of Psychology (2003)

by David A. Statt

WAIS See wechsler adult intelligence scale. Watson, J. B. (1878-1958) The founder of behaviourism who later left academic life for a lucrative career in advertising. weapons effect An increase in aggressive behaviour caused by the mere sight ...

Google previewThe Concise Dictionary of Psychology (2002)

by David Statt

WAIS See WEGHSLER ADULT INTELLIGENCE SCALE. Watson, J.B. (1878– 1958) The founder of BEHAVIOURISM who later left academic life for a lucrative career in advertising. Weber's Law As formulated by the nineteenth-century German ...

Google previewDictionary of Psychological Testing, Assessment and Treatment (2007)

Second Edition by Ian Stuart-Hamilton

Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale (WAIS) An adult intelligencetest battery covering all commonly assessed areas of intelligence. The tests can be subdivided into those which test verbal skills, and those which have no strong verbal element ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Career Development (2006)

by Jeffrey H. Greenhaus, Gerard A. Callanan

and the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale (WAIS). These are the most widely ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Measurement and Statistics (2006)

by Neil J. Salkind

The Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale (WAIS) is a set of tests that takes 90 to 120 minutes to administer and that assesses...

It is the most widely used measure of adult intelligence, and its sister measures, the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for ...

Google previewDictionary of Mental Handicap (2002)

by Mary P. Lindsey

Western equine encephalitis Weschler Adult Intelligence Scale This intelligence test is widely used and has both verbal and performance scales. It has been standardized on a large population of people between 16 and 60 years of age.

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Creativity represents a miraculous coming together of the uninhibited energy of the child with it apparent opposite and enemy, the sense of order imposed on the disciplined adult intelligence. (Norman Podhoretz)
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