WISC-R. WECHSLER INTELLIGENCE SCALE FOR CHILDREN – REVISED

Author:
David Wechsler
Polish standardization and manual: :
Anna Matczak, Anna Piotrowska, Wanda Ciarkowska (2008 – third revised edition of the manual)
Age:
School children (6-16 years old).
Procedure:
Individual administration; approx. 60 min.
Test users:
Psychologists (psychology diploma required).

The scale measures general intelligence.

DESCRIPTION: The WISC-R has six verbal tests (Information, Similarities, Arithmetic, Vocabulary, Comprehension, and Digit Span (supplementary) and six performance tests (Picture Completion, Picture Arrangement, Block Design, Object Assembly, Coding, and Mazes (supplementary).

RELIABILITY: High internal consistency of scales (Verbal, Performance, Full) and the ten tests. High stability of two tests (Coding and Digit Span).

VALIDITY: Significant correlations with Standard Progressive Matrices, high factor validity.

NORMS: For children aged 6;0 to 16;11 (Polish national sample).

APPLICATIONS: Primarily in psychological practice to assess intellect.

MATERIALS:
•    Kit (box of test materials, manual with Polish normalization, 25 sets of recording sheets)
•    Manual with Polish normalization
•    Box of materials
•    Recording sheets (25 complete sets)
•    Recording Sheets (25 sets without mazes)

Note! Either sets of complete recording sheets or sets without Mazes may be purchased.

Please note: All of our tests are published in Polish. There are not available other language versions of our tools.

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