A revision and standardization of the WISC verbal scale for use in Brazil

Patricia Ann Paine, Vera Lemgruber Garcia

Abstract


The six verbal subtests of the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children were revised and standardized with a sample of 640 school children ages 6 through 15. No significant differences in the mean performance of males and females were found in any subtest. Norms were established for each age level from 6 years through 15 years 1 1 months at 3 months intervals. The items of each subtest were put in a new order based on the level of difficulty. Several items of the Information and Comprehension subtests were modified and a new list of Vocabulary was adopted.


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.30849/rip/ijp.v8i3%20&%204.704

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