Title. Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale-Revised. Description. The Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale-Revised (WAIS-R), was a general test of intelligence, which David Wechsler, the test's author, defined as "the global capacity of the individual to act purposefully, to think rationally, and to deal effectively with his environment.". WAIS-R NI – The Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale-Revised as a Neuropsychological Instrument is a test that has been revised to provide scores with separate norms for people with and without brain injuries. What Does the Wechsler Test Cover?
INTRODUCTION In the United States, the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale (WAIS; Wechsler, 1955) has now been superseded by the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale-Revised (WAIS-R; Wechsler, 1981). The WAIS-R has retained the original WAIS format (i.e. it contains the same I 1 subtests which are used to derive Full Scale, Verbal, and Performance IQs).Cited by: 26. Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale – Revised (WAIS-R) Description. The Abbreviated Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale estimates IQ. The abbreviated index uses four subtests (arithmetic, block design, picture completion, and information) and provides robust estimates.