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ERIC Number: EJ167426
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1977
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Effects of Geographic Region upon Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale Results: A Hawaii-Mainland United States Comparison
Tsushima, William T.; Bratton, Joseph C.
Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 45, 3, 501-502, Jun 77
Investigated geographic differences in Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale (WAIS) results by comparing 60 Hawaiian and 60 mainland United States psychiatric outpatients. The influence of pidgin English led to expectations that Hawaiian subjects would have significantly lower WAIS Verbal scores than mainland subjects. Data verified these expectations. (Author)
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale