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Woods, Isaac L., Jr.; Floyd, Randy G.; Singh, Leah J.; Layton, Haley K.; Norfolk, Philip A.; Farmer, Ryan L. – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2019
Labels for scores stemming from intelligence tests have been employed since their inception in the United States. The purpose of this study was to systematically identify and document score labels for IQs used during the past 102 years. Using pairs of reviewers, score labels from 40 tests were reviewed, and 61 unique labels were identified.…
Descriptors: Intelligence Tests, Scores, Intelligence Quotient, Labeling (of Persons)
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Miles, Sandra; Fulbrook, Paul; Mainwaring-M├Ągi, Debra – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2018
Universal screening of very early school-age children (age 4-7 years) is important for early identification of learning problems that may require enhanced learning opportunity. In this context, use of standardized instruments is critical to obtain valid, reliable, and comparable assessment outcomes. A wide variety of standardized instruments is…
Descriptors: Standardized Tests, Screening Tests, Young Children, Usability
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Benson, Nicholas F.; Beaujean, A. Alexander; Donohue, Ashley; Ward, Emily – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2018
W scores are used in a number of commercially available tests. Due to their complex nature, it can be hard for applied researchers and practitioners to understand them or even acquire information about them beyond what is provided in technical manuals. In this article, we provide information regarding the background and derivation of W scores that…
Descriptors: Scores, Item Response Theory, Achievement Tests, Cognitive Ability
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Gardner, Lauren M.; Campbell, Jonathan M.; Bush, Andrew J.; Murphy, Laura – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2018
We contrasted Behavior Assessment System for Children, Second Edition--Parent Rating Scales--Preschool Form (BASC-2 PRS-P) parent ratings for 242 (52% African American; 39% White) preschool-aged children from three diagnostic groups: autism spectrum disorder (ASD), intellectual disability (ID), and ASD and ID (ASD/ID). Across diagnostic groups,…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Child Behavior, Rating Scales
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Jewsbury, Paul A.; Bowden, Stephen C.; Duff, Kevin – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2017
The Cattell-Horn-Carroll (CHC) model is a comprehensive model of the major dimensions of individual differences that underlie performance on cognitive tests. Studies evaluating the generality of the CHC model across test batteries, age, gender, and culture were reviewed and found to be overwhelmingly supportive. However, less research is available…
Descriptors: Intelligence Tests, Individual Differences, Executive Function, Neuropsychology
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Valler, Emilee C.; Burko, Jordan A.; Pfeiffer, Steven I.; Branagan, Alexandra M. – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2017
The conceptualization of giftedness continues to be a widely debated topic within the field. Recently, there has been a shift from a psychometric view of giftedness to inclusion of conative and contextual factors. How one defines and conceptualizes "gifted" drives assessment and identification practices. Conceptualization also guides the…
Descriptors: Gifted, Authors, Mixed Methods Research, Children
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Oakland, Thomas; Douglas, Sara; Kane, Harrison – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2016
This article provides a 24-year update on the 10 standardized tests used most frequently with children and youth by school psychologists. Data were acquired from 64 countries through an international survey, with one respondent from each country. The informants were solicited due to their expertise in the area of assessment. The data from the…
Descriptors: Standardized Tests, School Psychologists, Followup Studies, International Assessment
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Klubnik, Cynthia; Murphy, Laura; Campbell, Jonathan M.; Reed, Colby B.; Warner-Metzger, Christina M. – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2014
Authors contrasted Bracken Basic Concept Scale: Receptive, Third Edition (BBCS: R-3) test performance between 57 children with intellectual disability (ID) and 76 children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and ID. BBCS: R-3 School Readiness Composite (SRC) and Self-/Social Awareness subtests were analyzed. Multivariate analysis of covariance…
Descriptors: Young Children, Mental Retardation, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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Englund, Julia A.; Decker, Scott L.; Allen, Ryan A.; Roberts, Alycia M. – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2014
Cognitive deficits in working memory (WM) are characteristic features of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and autism. However, few studies have investigated cognitive deficits using a wide range of cognitive measures. We compared children with ADHD ("n" = 49) and autism ("n" = 33) with a demographically matched…
Descriptors: Cognitive Ability, Neurological Impairments, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Children
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Swanson, Jennifer R.; Bradley-Johnson, Sharon; Johnson, C. Merle; O'Dell, Anna Rubenaker – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2009
Three studies examine the validity of the Preschool Form of the Cognitive Abilities Scale--Second Edition (CAS-2). Significant high concurrent criterion-related validity correlations, corrected for restricted range, are found between the CAS-2 and the Detroit Test of Learning Ability--Primary: Third Edition for 26 three-year-olds (r[subscript c] =…
Descriptors: Intelligence, Test Validity, Young Children, Adjustment (to Environment)
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DiStefano, Christine; Dombrowski, Stefan C. – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2006
The fifth edition of the Stanford-Binet test went through significant reformulation of its item content, administration format, standardization procedures, and theoretical structure. Additionally, the test was revised to measure five factors important to intelligence across both verbal and nonverbal domains. To better understand these substantial…
Descriptors: Intelligence Tests, Test Construction, Factor Structure, Factor Analysis