David Wechsler on Intelligence, Overview


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David Wechsler's theory of intelligence was:

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1. What are some of the factors that David Wechsler believed impacted overall intelligence?

2. From among the following statements, choose the BEST description of the importance of the intelligence tests David Wechsler developed to support his theory of intelligence.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following quiz and worksheet combo will test your knowledge of David Wechsler and his views on intelligence.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • Theory of intelligence
  • Wechsler intelligence tests
  • Factors of overall intelligence
  • Importance of intelligence testing

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Wechsler
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the theory of intelligence
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can review information regarding aspects of intelligence and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about Wechsler's accomplishments, study the lesson titled David Wechsler on Intelligence, Overview. After successful completion of the lesson, you will have met the following objectives:

  • Detail Wechsler's invention of one of the first lie detectors
  • Define his theory of intelligence
  • Explain his criticism of previous intelligence theories
  • Cover the Intelligence Quotient score
  • Explore his impact on intelligence studies