A Study of the Relationships Between the Wechsler Bellevue Intelligence Scale and the Kuder Preference Record-Personal Page: 2
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X, SOCIABLE* This scale measures expressed pre-
ferences for personal activities of a sociable nature
preference for taking the lead and "being the center
of activities involving people:,
2, PRACTICAL. This scale measures expressed pre-
ferences for personal activities of a practical nature
—a preference for dealing with practical problems and
everyday affairs rather than interest in imaginary or
3 THEORETICAL. This scale measures expressed
preferences for personal activities of a theoretical
nature—a preference for thinking, philosophizing,' and
4* AGKiSABLK* This scale measures expressed
preferences for personal activities of an agreeable
nature—-a preference for pleasant and smootn personal
relations which are free from conflict.
5. DOMINANT, This scale measures expressed pre-
ference for personal activities of a dominant nature
—a preference for activities involving tlie use of
authority and power.*
V/echsler!s definition of intelligence is used, i.e.,
"Intelligence is the aggregate or global capacity of the indi-
vidual to act purposefully, to think rationally and to deal
effectively with his environment."
Description of Tests
The Wechsler-Bellevue Adult Intelligence Scale is a point
scale which has been standardized on adolescent® as well as
adults. It is composed of six verbal tests: Information,
Comprehension, Arithmetic Reasoning, Digit Repetition, Simi-
larities, and Vocabulary which depend haavily upon language
for administration and for subject responses and five performance
Frederic Kuder, Examiner Manual for the Kuder Pre-
ference Record Personal,' p,'T«
4David Wechsler, The Measurement of Adult Intelligence,
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Carse, Dorothy. A Study of the Relationships Between the Wechsler Bellevue Intelligence Scale and the Kuder Preference Record-Personal, thesis, 1950; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130237/m1/6/: accessed September 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .