The construct of intelligence is chiefly focused on “individual differences in mental ability” and has over the years had several models postulated in an attempt to theorize its facets (Drummond, 2004, p. 124). Some of the more prominent models purported includes Thurstone’s Multifactor theory, Vernon’s Hierarchical theory, Guilford’s Model of intelligence, Sternberg’s Triarchic Theory of Successful Intelligence, Cattell’s Fluid...
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...J III) Tests of Cognitive Ability is mainly designed for usage with individuals’ ages 2 to 90 years. The WJ III is derived from Cattell-Horn- Carroll (CHC) theory of cognitive abilities and provides a comprehensive model for assessing a wide array of cognitive abilities. The WJ III is frequently used in the diagnosis of learning disabilities and for evaluating the need for special education resources and services (Hood & Johnson, 2006). The Reynolds Intellectual Assessment Scales is relatively new with its intended use with individuals’ age 3 through 94 years. It is inclusive of a co-normed additional memory tests and has the capacity to yield valid and reliable verbal and nonverbal measures of intellectual ability in reasonably short time on average between 20 to 25 minutes (http://www.education.com/reference/article/intelligence-testing/. Retrieved June 21, 2014).
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