To WPPSI or to Binet, that is the question : a comparison of the WPPSI-III and SB5 with typically-developing preschoolers

Garred, Melinda & Gilmore, Linda (2009) To WPPSI or to Binet, that is the question : a comparison of the WPPSI-III and SB5 with typically-developing preschoolers. Australian Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 19(2), pp. 104-115.

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This study compared two popular measures of cognitive ability for preschool children. The Wechsler Preschool and Primary Scale of Intelligence – Third Edition (WPPSI-III) and the Stanford-Binet Intelligence Scale – Fifth Edition (SB5) were administered in a counterbalanced order to 36 typically developing 4-year-old children. There were significant correlations among all WPPSI-III and SB5 composite scores but a small number of children had notable differences between their scores on the two measures. Children tended to prefer the SB5 over the WPPSI-III. Implications for practitioners who assess preschool-aged children are discussed.

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ID Code: 29706
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Wechsler Preschool and Primary Scale of Intelligence, WPPSI-III, Stanford-Binet, SB5, assessment, preschool intelligence
ISSN: 1037-2911
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > PSYCHOLOGY AND COGNITIVE SCIENCES (170000) > PSYCHOLOGY (170100)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Office of Education Research
Current > Schools > School of Cultural & Professional Learning
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2009 Please consult the authors.
Deposited On: 01 Feb 2010 06:20
Last Modified: 25 Mar 2013 08:20

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