SciELO - Scientific Electronic Library Online

vol.11 issue1Family support and self concept in sheltered, students and juvenile offendersPersonal Well-being and Sense of Community: a psychosocial study of poverty author indexsubject indexarticles search
Home Pagealphabetic serial listing  

Psicologia em Pesquisa

On-line version ISSN 1982-1247


MACEDO, Mariângela Miranda Ferreira; MOTA, Márcia Elia da  and  METTRAU, Marsyl Bulkool. WISC-IV: Evidence of Validity with Special Groups of Gifted. Psicol. pesq. [online]. 2017, vol.11, n.1, pp. 1-2. ISSN 1982-1247.

The aim of this study was to seek validity evidence for Wechsler Intelligence Scale (WISC-IV) based on external variables with special gifted groups. The instruments used were: the Wechsler Intelligence Scale (WISC-IV) and the Scales for Rating the Behavioral Characteristics of Superior Students - Revised (SRCBBSS-R), teacher’s version, items Learning, Creativity, Motivation and Communication-precision. Sixty-eight children and adolescents aged 6-16 years and 11 months took part in the study. Of those31 children with indicative of Giftedness (SRCBBSS-R) (group gifted) of and 37 children not indicated (SRCBBSS-R) (group non-gifted). Analysis performed by Student’s t-test showed statistically significant differences between being gifted and non-gifted ( according to SRCBBSS-R), on the WISC-IV n total IQ and factorial indexes. For QIT, t (66) 7.46, P<0.001, suggesting the WISC IV discriminated between groups. Studies with samples from other regions can complement the present study.

Keywords : WISC-IV; Validity evidence; Giftedness; Scales for Rating the Behavioral Characteristics of Superior Students - Revised (SRCBBSS-R).

        · abstract in Portuguese     · text in Portuguese     · Portuguese ( pdf )


Creative Commons License