The Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale (WAIS) is an IQ test that's been in use since 1955 and has offshoot tests for children (WISC) and preschoolers (WPPSI). The Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale®, Third Edition (WAIS®-III) is an advanced measure of cognitive ability for adults. Benefits. WAIS–III scales have been co-normed with the WMS®–III to help you examine the important relationship between intellectual functioning and memory.
The Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children (WISC), developed by David Wechsler, is an individually administered intelligence test for children between the ages of 6 and 16. The Fifth Edition (WISC-V; Wechsler, 2014) is the most recent version. The WISC-V takes 45–65 minutes to administer. It generates a Full Scale IQ (formerly known as an intelligence quotient or IQ score) that represents. When the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale, third edition (WAIS-III) and Wechsler Memory Scale, third edition (WMS-III) became available (in my first period of private practice) I was better established and able to afford their purchase. However, it was not uncommon for my colleagues and me to occasionally lend an instrument to one another.