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Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children, Children -- Intelligence testing


The Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children (excluding Mazes and Digit Span) was administered to 64 third-grade children, randomly selected for IQ. Eight examiners, four males and four females, each tested eight children, four boys and four girls. Female examiners elicited higher Full Scale IQ, Verbal IQ, Comprehension, Similarities, and Vocabulary scores from all children.


This is an extended report of Back, R., & Dana, R. H. (1977). Examiner Sex Bias and Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children Scores. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 45(3), 500.

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