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Fagan, Joseph F., III; McGrath, Susan Krahe – Intelligence, 1981
Statistically significant correlations of .37 and .57 were obtained between infant recognition memory scores obtained at four to seven months and later vocabulary tests of intelligence, for 54 children tested at four and for 39 children seen at seven years, respectively. Obtained values did not vary by sex. (Author/RD)
Descriptors: Infants, Intelligence, Longitudinal Studies, Predictive Validity
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Levy, Stine – Psychology in the Schools, 1982
Adapted the Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test to facilitate administration to low-functioning autistic children who do not have a pointing response. Autistic (N=10) and preschool-aged children (N=20) were given the standard form and the adapted form. Results supported the use of the published norms for the adapted version. (Author/RC)
Descriptors: Autism, Intelligence Tests, Test Bias, Test Construction
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Bracken, Bruce A.; Prasse, David P. – Journal of School Psychology, 1981
Comparisons of the PPVT-R, the PPVT, and placement IQ tests were made with 114 educable mentally retarded students, 46 White, 44 Black, and 24 Hispanic. The PPVT and PPVT-R correlated for all groups, but neither the PPVT nor PPVT-R, correlated to a significant degree with the placement IQ tests. (Author/RC)
Descriptors: Blacks, Comparative Analysis, Hispanic Americans, Intelligence Quotient
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Jongsma, Eugene A. – Journal of Reading, 1982
Finds the revised Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test an improvement over the original edition. (AEA)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Reading Tests, Test Reliability
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Bracken, Bruce A.; Prasse, David P. – Psychology in the Schools, 1983
Compared the Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test and McCarthy Scales of Children's Abilities for 35 preschool children identified as being "at risk." Nonsignificant differences were found between Forms L and M of the PPVT-R and the McCarthy GCI.Correlations between the PPVT-R and the McCarthy GCI and Scale scores were significant. (Author)
Descriptors: Cognitive Tests, Comparative Testing, High Risk Students, Preschool Children
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Naglieri, Jack A. – Journal of Clinical Psychology, 1982
Explored the relationship between the Revised Peabody Picture Vocabulary test (PPVT-R) and the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-Revised (WISC-R) for a sample of 38 mentally retarded children. Found the PPVT-R correlated significantly with the WISC-R Verbal Performance and Full Scale IQ scores. (Author)
Descriptors: Children, Comparative Testing, Elementary Education, Intelligence Quotient
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Chavez, Ernest L. – Perceptual and Motor Skills, 1982
Spanish translations of English forms of the Peabody Picture Vocabulary test were compared experimentally. Spanish-speaking children scored higher on the English version. Significant interactions of trial x form and trial x language were found. This local Spanish version is inappropriate for use with bilingual children. Full standardization is…
Descriptors: Bilingual Students, Elementary Education, Intelligence Tests, Measures (Individuals)
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Pedriana, Anthony J.; Bracken, Bruce A. – Psychology in the Schools, 1982
Compared the Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test (PPVT) and the Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test-Revised (PPVT-R) for 31 gifted children. The sample mean for the PPVT-R was significantly lower than for the PPVT. Additionally, the PPVT and PPVT-R correlated to a significant degree, yielding a standard score correlation coefficient of .83. (Author)
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Children, Cohort Analysis, Comparative Testing
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Allington, Richard L. – Contemporary Educational Psychology, 1981
Educable mentally retarded (EMR) children were presented an item selection task to assess their sensitivity to orthographic structure in printed English words. Analyses of performance indicated that EMR children do acquire implicit knowledge of orthographic rules and that this ability is related to the development of reading skills. (Author)
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Elementary Education, Graphemes, Mild Mental Retardation
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Naglieri, Jack A. – Psychology in the Schools, 1981
Explored the relationships of the Revised Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test (PPVT-R), Peabody Individual Achievement Test, and the McCarthy Scales of Children's Abilities in elementary students. The PPVT-R appears to be most appropriate as a brief measure of verbal comprehension, rather than a substitute for the McCarthy scales. (JAC)
Descriptors: Achievement, Achievement Tests, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students
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Vance, H. Booney; And Others – Journal of Psychology, 1981
Examines the relationship between (a) the Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test (PPVT), (b) the Slosson Intelligence Test (SIT), (c) Quick Test (QT) forms 1 and 3, and (d) the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-Revised (WISC-R). Subjects were 93 students in grades 1 through 11 with suspected learning problems. (CM)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Children, Elementary School Students, Elementary Secondary Education
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Rubenstein, Judith L.; And Others – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and Allied Disciplines, 1981
Matched groups of day-care and home-reared infants were assessed at 3.5 years old for aspects of emotional and language development. The data suggest that attendance in infant day care did not adversely affect the children's overall emotional or language development (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Attachment Behavior, Comparative Analysis, Day Care, Emotional Development
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Engle, Randall W.; Nagle, Richard J. – Intelligence, 1979
Mildly retarded children were instructed in encoding strategies or rehearsal strategy. Performance was higher for semantic encoding strategies. Seven months later the semantic condition also showed greater improvement after strategies were prompted. Performance on incidental learning tasks was enhanced for 13- but not 10-year olds. (Author/RD)
Descriptors: Cluster Grouping, Educational Strategies, Intermediate Grades, Learning Processes
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Hodapp, Albert F.; Hodapp, Joan B. – Psychology in the Schools, 1980
PPVT and WISC-R scores were compared for students ranging in age from 6 to 16. In descending order, Pearson product correlations ranked best for the total sample, emotionally disabled, regular class, mentally retarded, and learning disabled. The PPCT overestimated ability. (Author)
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Educational Diagnosis, Elementary School Students, Emotional Disturbances
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Molloy, G. N. – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 1981
This study investigated some relationships between age, socioeconomic status (SES), and cognitive task performance among 120 Canadian children from Grades 1 and 4. Subjects were administered a battery of tasks, including Raven's Colored Progressive Matrices and Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test, which differed in transformational requirements and…
Descriptors: Age Differences, Cognitive Tests, Culture Fair Tests, Elementary Education
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