ERIC Number: EJ580792
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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Bias in the Use of Standard American Norms with Spanish Translations of the Wechsler Memory Scale--Revised.
Demsky, Yvonne I.; Mittenberg, Wiley; Quintar, Bady; Katell, Alan D.; Golden, Charles J.
Assessment, v5 n2 p115-21 Jun 1998
When English-language standard norms were used for 50 Hispanic Americans given the Wechsler Memory Scale-Revised (D. Wechsler, 1981) in its Spanish form, normal individuals received scores an average of one standard deviation below "Average." Results support renorming and testing the validity of translations of English language tests. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Wechsler Memory Scale