Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children


: an intelligence test for children of elementary- and secondary-school age that tests knowledge and abilities of a verbal nature (as vocabulary, comprehension, and verbal mathematical reasoning) and the application of knowledge and various skills to the performance of specified tasks (as the arrangement of a series of pictures into a meaningful sequence and the assembly of an object given its parts)
abbreviation WISC

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“Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Wechsler%20Intelligence%20Scale%20for%20Children. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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