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PSY 1501 Assessment: Intelligence Testing

Prof. Drummond--Required Texts and Manuals

Sattler, J.M. (2018). Assessment of children: Cognitive foundations and applications, Sixth Edition. La Mesa, CA: Jerome M. Sattler, Publisher, Inc. ISBN: 978-09861499-3-1

Sattler, J.M. & Ryan, J.J. (2009). Assessment with the WAIS-IV. La Mesa, CA: Jerome M. Sattler, Publisher, Inc.

Wechsler, D. (2008). WAIS-IV administration and scoring manual. San Antonio: Psychological Corporation.

Wechsler, D. (2008). WAIS-IV technical and interpretative manual. San Antonio: Psychological Corporation.

Wechsler, D. (2016). WISC-V administration and scoring manual. San Antonio: Psychological Corporation.

Wechsler, D. (2016). WISC-V technical and interpretive manual. San Antonio: Psychological Corporation.


Additional Resources (Optional)

Flanagan, D.P. & Alfonso, V.C. (2017). Essentials of WISC-V assessment. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Kaufman, A.S. & Lichtenberger, E. (2009). Essentials of WAIS-IV assessment. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Prof. Drummond--Required Readings

American Psychological Association (2012). Guidelines for the evaluation of dementia and age related cognitive decline. American Psychologist, 67, 1-9. Retrieved from

Canivez, G.L., Watkins, M.W. & Dombrowski, S.C. (2016).  Factor Structure of the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-Fifth Edition: Exploratory factor analyses with the 16 primary and secondary subtests Psychological Assessment, 28(2), 975-986. doi: 10.1037/pas0000238

Carlozzi, N.E., Kirsch, N.L., Kisala, P.A. & Tulsky, D.S. (2015).  An examination of the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scales, Fourth Edition (WAIS-IV) in individuals with complicated mild, moderate and severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) The Clinical Neuropsychologist, 29(1) 21-37.  doi: 10.1080/13854046.2015.1005677

Clark, S. W., Gulin, S. L., Heller, M. B., & Vrana, S. R. (2017). Graduate training implications of the Q-interactive platform for administering Wechsler Intelligence Tests. Training and Education in Professional Psychology, 11(3), 148-155. doi:10.1037/tep0000155

Donders, J., Elzinga, B., Kuipers, D., Helder, E., & Crawford, J. R. (2013). Development of an eight-subtest short form of the WISC-IV and evaluation of its clinical utility in children with traumatic brain injury. Child Neuropsychology, 19(6), 662-670. Doi: 10.1080/09297049.2012.723681

Michel, N. M., Goldberg, J.O., Heinrichs, R. W., Miles, A. A., Anmari,N. & Mcdermid Vaz, S. (2013).  WAIS-IV profile of cognition in schizophrenia Assessment, 20,(4) 462-473. doi: 10.1177/1073191113478153

Na, S.D. & Burns, T.G. (2016).  Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-V: Test review Applied Neuropsychology: Child, 5(2), 156-160.  doi: 10.1080/21622965.2015.1015337

Niileksela, C.R., Reynolds, M.R., Kaufman, A.S. (2013).  An alternative Cattell-Horn-Carroll (CHC) factor structure of the WAIS-IV: Age invariance of an alternative model for ages 70-90 Psychological Assessment, 25(2), 391-404. doi: 10.1037/a0031175

Noland, R. M. (2017). Intelligence testing using a tablet computer: Experiences with using Q-interactive. Training and Education in Professional Psychology, 11(3), 156-163. doi:10.1037/tep0000149

Oliveras-Rentas, R., Kenworthy, L., Roberson,Richard B., I.,II, Martin, A., & Wallace, G. L. (2012). WISC-IV profile in high-functioning autism spectrum disorders: Impaired processing speed is associated with increased autism communication symptoms and decreased adaptive communication abilities. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 42(5), 655-64. doi:10.1007/s10803-011-1289-7

Park, J., Marinela-Arnold, E., & Miller, C. (2015).  Information processing speed as a predictor of IQ in children with and without specific language impairment in grades 3 and 8 Journal of Communication Disorders, 53, 57-69. doi:10.1016/j.jcomdis.2014.11.002

Roberts, R. M. & Davis, C. D. (2015). Assessment of model for achieving competency in administration and scoring of the WAIS-IV in post-graduate psychology students Frontiers in Psychology, 6.  doi: 10.3389/fpsyg2015.00641

Styck, K. M., & Walsh, S. M. (2016). Evaluating the prevalence and impact of examiner errors on the Wechsler Scales of Intelligence: A meta-analysis. Psychological Assessment, 28(1), 3-17. doi:10.1037/pas0000157

Theiling, J., & Peterman, F. (2016).  Neuropsychological profiles on the WAIS-IV of adults with ADHD Journal of Attention Disorder, 20(11), 913-924.  doi: 10.1177/1087054713518241

Vrana, S. R., & Vrana, D. T. (2017). Can a computer administer a Wechsler Intelligence Test? Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 48(3), 191-198. doi:10.1037/pro0000128