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Title: EFFICACY OF USING SHIPLEY - HARTFORD SCORES TO PREDICT WAIS IQ IN A PENAL POPULATION
Journal: QUARTERLY JOURNAL OF CORRECTIONS  Volume:1  Issue:1  Dated:(WINTER 1977)  Pages:39-41
Author(s): R W WOOD; D C CONN; H D HARRISON
Corporate Author: State Technical Institute of Memphis
United States of America
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 3
Sponsoring Agency: State Technical Institute of Memphis
Memphis, TN 38134
US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20531
Contract Number: 209A-74-1-11-H-2
Type: Report (Study/Research)
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: STUDY INVESTIGATING THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN WESCHLER ADULT INTELLIGENCE SCALE (WAIS) SCORES AND SHIPLEY-HARTFORD (S-H) IQ SCORES TO DETERMINE THE PREDICTIVE VALUE OF THE S-H FOR A GROUP OF INMATES.
Abstract: THE WAIS AND THE S-H SCALE WERE ADMINISTERED TO 83 INMATES AT THE SHELBY COUNTY PENAL FARM, MEMPHIS (TN). INTERCORRELATIONS OF THE THREE SCALE SCORES FOR THE WAIS AND THE S-H SCORES REVEALED THAT THE S-H FULL SCALE SCORE CORRELATES HIGHLY (.84) AND THEREFORE ACCURATELY PREDICTS WAIS FULL SCALE AND VERBAL IQ, AND TO A LESSER DEGREE, THE WAIS PERFORMANCE. DATA TABLES ARE INCLUDED.(AUTHOR ABSTRACT MODIFIED)...TWH
Index Term(s): Efficiency; Evaluative research; Inmates; Intelligence Quotient (IQ); Personality assessment; Prediction; Testing and measurement
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