Assessing intellectual functioning in young adolescents : how do the WISC-IV and SB5 compare?
Wilson, Kimberley & Gilmore, Linda (2012) Assessing intellectual functioning in young adolescents : how do the WISC-IV and SB5 compare? Australian Journal of Guidance and Counselling Association, 22(1), pp. 1-14.
The Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children – Fourth Edition (WISC-IV) and the Stanford-Binet – Fifth Edition (SB5) are two of the most commonly used intelligence tests for children and adolescents. No comparative studies of the WISC-IV and SB5 have yet been published. In the current study the WISC-IV and SB5 were administered in counterbalanced order to 30 typically-developing 12- to 14-year-old adolescents. There was a significant difference between Full Scale IQs on the two measures, with scores being higher on the WISC-IV. A significant difference was also found between Verbal IQs and there were large score differences for some participants. The paper concludes that the WISC-IV and SB5 cannot be presumed to be interchangeable measures of intelligence.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||WISC-IV, SB5, Wechsler, Stanford Binet, assessment, intelligence, child|
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Cultural & Professional Learning
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2012 The Authors.|
|Deposited On:||26 Jul 2012 23:30|
|Last Modified:||25 Mar 2013 09:04|
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