By James C. Kaufman

The sphere of intelligence trying out has been revolutionized via Alan S. Kaufman. He constructed the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-Revised (WISC-R) with David Wechsler, and his best-selling ebook, clever trying out with the WISC-R, brought the word "intelligent testing." Kaufman, along with his spouse, Nadeen, then created his personal sequence of assessments: the Kaufman overview Battery for kids (K-ABC), the Kaufman try of academic success (K-TEA), the Kaufman short Intelligence try (K-BIT), and so forth. The K-ABC, the 1st significant intelligence attempt to problem the Wechsler, helped elevate the bar for destiny assessments. This e-book is a party of his life's paintings, with contributions by way of a who is who in IQ checking out, together with Bruce Bracken, sunrise Flanagan, Elaine Fletcher-Janzen, Randy Kamphaus, Nancy Mather, Steve McCallum, Jack Naglieri, Tom Oakland, Cecil Reynolds, and Robert Sternberg. The booklet, edited through his son James, good points essays increasing on his paintings and concepts from former scholars and co-workers.

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If, on the other hand, the test requires reading words and providing oral or written responses, the test would be included as part of an achievement battery. If a person does not have difficulty with reading or writing, the same underlying ability, that is knowledge of word meanings, is being measured. The Intelligent Testing of Children 37 Kaufman (1984) contended that the large, unrotated first factor (g) of many cognitive tests may actually be better described as a measure of general achievement rather than as general intelligence.

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