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Keyes, Denis William – 1993
Whether or not subjects can simulate mental retardation, a consideration that has implications in criminal cases, was studied using 21 adult Caucasian males between 20 and 30 years of age, largely comprised of students and staff employees of the University of New Mexico. Subjects were asked to give genuine and simulated responses to two major test…
Descriptors: Adults, Capital Punishment, Crime, Criminals
Smith, Douglas K.; Knudtson, Lenore S. – 1990
The Kaufman Assessment Battery for Children (K-ABC) and the Stanford-Binet: Fourth Edition (S-B:FE) were administered in counterbalanced order to a sample of 20 middle-class preschool children (11 males and 9 females) attending the Early Childhood Preschool Center located in a suburban area of a large midwestern city. Subjects' mean age was 4…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, At Risk Persons, Comparative Testing, Correlation
O'Neill, Audrey Myerson – 1993
The clinical inference process in test interpretation is described so that people can more easily communicate about it, teach it, and learn it. Chapter 1 compares different levels (concrete, mechanical, and individualized) of interpretation of the same test. Chapter 2 offers examples of an often-neglected kind of data necessary for individualized…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Clinical Diagnosis, Critical Thinking, Guidelines
Lidz, Carol S.; And Others – 1992
The relationship between scores on the cognitive domain of the Battelle Developmental Inventory (BDI) and scores on the Stanford-Binet Intelligence Test (SBIT), Fourth Edition, was studied for 32 urban, low socioeconomic status (SES), African American children (22 males and 10 females) aged 3 to 5 years. The BDI is a developmental inventory…
Descriptors: Black Students, Child Development, Classification, Comparative Testing
Smith, Douglas K. – 1990
The consistency by which shared abilities are assessed on three intelligence tests was investigated. Instruments under consideration include: the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-Revised, the Kaufman Assessment Battery for Children, and the Stanford-Binet Intelligence Scale-Fourth Edition. A list of shared abilities and the subtests…
Descriptors: Ability, Child Development, Comparative Testing, Intelligence Tests
Haznedar, Binnur Koklu; Chissom, Brad S. – 1981
The D-48 Test, a nonverbal intelligence test, was administered to 239 third and fourth graders identified as culturally disadvantaged. Four of 124 third graders and 13 of 115 fourth graders were selected as gifted by the D-48 Test according to standards established through a preliminary investigation. The Standard Progressive Matrices (SPM),…
Descriptors: Culture Fair Tests, Elementary Education, Gifted Disadvantaged, Grade 3
Markowitz, Judith A.; Franz, Susan K. – 1983
Word concepts have long been recognized as an integral part of intelligence, and word definition tasks are frequently used to measure them. Entire subtests requiring definitions, usually called vocabulary tests, are common; because of their apparent stability and comparability with overall intelligence, these subtests have been given a preeminent…
Descriptors: Children, Cognitive Development, Definitions, Elementary Secondary Education
Anderson, Zola; And Others – 1983
The study examined the effect of test modifications on the performance of 10 handicapped preschoolers on the Stanford-Binet Intelligence Scale (Form L-M). Adaptations of both stimulus and response modes were designed and constructed for subtests at the preschool levels on the Stanford-Binet. Attempts were made to maintain the functional…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Intelligence Tests, Preschool Education, Test Construction
Smith, Douglas K.; And Others – 1987
This study investigates the validity of the Stanford Binet Intelligence Scale-Fourth Edition (S-B:4) for use with students with learning disabilities. It compares the performance of 18 elementary-age students on the S-B:4 and the Kaufman Assessment Battery for Children (K-ABC). The subjects were identified by their school as having learning…
Descriptors: Abstract Reasoning, Achievement Tests, Cognitive Processes, Comparative Testing
Richardson, John C. – 1986
This paper presents a study regarding the correlation of the Stanford-Binet: 4th Edition Intelligence Quotient (IQ) scores with the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale-Revised (WAIS-R) IQ scores for the purpose of improving the identification process for educable mentally handicapped (EMH) school age adolescents and young adults. The sample included…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Cognitive Measurement, Correlation, Diagnostic Tests
Portes P. R.; Dunham, R. M. – 1984
The relation between Bayley Scale and Stanford-Binet measures in preschool and scholastic achievement at pre-adolescence is examined in the context of an early age intervention. The program sought to normalize the socio-cognitive development of disadvantaged 2-year-olds directly and through a training program for mothers. The follow-up includes a…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Child Development, Correlation, Intelligence Quotient
Minton, Henry L. – 1985
The association between Lewis M. Terman and the World Book Company is traced in order to gain insight about the role of test publishing in the testing movement. The test publisher assumes the position of an intermediary between the test developer and the educational administrator responsible for making decisions about test adoption. Terman began…
Descriptors: Ability Grouping, Armed Forces, Educational History, Educational Testing
O'Brien, Francis J., Jr. – 1985
This paper is a brief psychometric review of the Cooperative Preschool Inventory (CPI-R), Revised Edition intended to supplement the review of CPI in the "Seventh Mental Measurements Yearbook." The 1970 revision of the CPI-R is a brief screening test for teacher-administered testing of three-to-six-year-old children. It is intended to…
Descriptors: Correlation, Culture Fair Tests, Disadvantaged Youth, Economically Disadvantaged
Colvin, Stephen S. – Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1924
A decade ago intelligence testing was in its beginnings in the United States. There were no standardized tests available except those of the Binet-Simon scale. These tests had been used but little, and chiefly for the detection and classification of the backward and the feeble-minded. Goddard had just begun pioneer work in this field, while…
Descriptors: Intelligence Tests, Intelligence, Performance Tests, Testing
Kiefer, William N. – 1980
A causal-comparative study was conducted among 56 educationally disadvantaged children to determine if children who had the benefit of a home-based experience were significantly different from their peers in intellectual ability, self-concept, and cognitive style. Using the cognitive-developmental method of instruction, trained para-professionals…
Descriptors: Action Research, Cognitive Style, Comparative Analysis, Home Programs
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