- Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale.See under Wechsler Scales.
- a group of intelligence tests, including the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale (WAIS), later revised (WAIS-R); the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children (WISC), later revised (WISC-R); the Wechsler Preschool and Primary Scale of Intelligence (WPPSI); and the Wechsler-Bellevue Scale, no longer used, all of which emphasize performance and verbal skills and give separate scores for subtests in vocabulary, arithmetic, memory span, assembly of objects, and other abilities.
Origin of Wechsler Scales
named after David Wechsler (1896–1981), Romanian-born U.S. psychologist, who developed them
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Wais (Khn Mrz), mention of whom will come into this history.
Wais Lghar,171 one of the Samarkand Tghch people, was another.
Wais noticed the weakness of my mount, dismounted and led me his own.
Masson found in Kbul honoured descendants of Wais tka (ii, 240).
Mr. Leggett, will you please to teck yo' ahm fum roun' my wais'?John March, Southerner
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