Meaning of Wechsler Scales

Wechs'ler Scales'

Pronunciation: (weks'lur), [key]
— Psychol. Psychol.
  1. a group of intelligence tests, including the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scalelater revisedthe Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Childrenlater revisedthe Wechsler Preschool and Primary Scale of Intelligenceand 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.
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