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David Wechsler (1445)

Interests
Clinical, developmental, educational, evaluation and measurement, military, school
Profession
Psychologist
Nationality
American
Born
1896, Romania Died: 1981
Died
1981, New York, New York
Short Biography
David "Wex" Wechsler (January 12, 1896 – May 2, 1981) was a leading American psychologist. He developed well-known intelligence scales, such as the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale (WAIS) and the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children (WISC). A Review ... Show more | More at Wikipedia
Education
  • AB City College of New York, 1916
  • MA Columbia University, 1917
  • PhD Columbia University, 1925
Appointments & Honors
  • University of Paris Fellowship, 1920-2
  • Bureau of Child Guidance (New York City), 1922-4
  • Acting Secretary, Psychological Corporation, 1925-7
  • Private practice, 1927-32
  • Chief Psychologist, Bellevue Psychiatric Hospital and Professor, New York University College of Medicine, 1932-67
  • APA Clinical Psychology Division Distinguished Contributions to Psychology Award, 1960
  • APA Division of School Psychology Tribute, 1973
  • APA Distinguished Professional Contribution Award, 1973
  • numerous other honours
Principal Publications
  • 1935 The Range of Human Capacities (updated 1971).
  • 1939 The Measurement of Adult Intelligence. Williams & Wilkins.
  • 1949 Manual for the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children. Psychological Corporation.
  • 1955 Manual for the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale. Psychological Corporation.
  • 1958 The Measurement and Appraisal of Adult Intelligence (4th edn). Williams & Wilkins.