Title. Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale-Revised. Description. The Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale-Revised (WAIS-R), was a general test of intelligence, which David Wechsler, the test's author, defined as "the global capacity of the individual to act purposefully, to think rationally, and to deal effectively with his environment.". the WAIS-R, coefficients of congruence and visual inspection of the factor loadings indicated that factor structure in the U.S.A. and U.K. samples was closely similar. INTRODUCTION In the United States, the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale (WAIS; Wechsler, 1955) has now been superseded by the.
Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale – Revised (WAIS-R) Description. The Abbreviated Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale estimates IQ. The abbreviated index uses four subtests (arithmetic, block design, picture completion, and information) and provides robust estimates.