Adults David Wechsler - was an American psychologist whose work frequently specialized in intelligence testing. He was also an influential theorist whose research regarding the human intellect remains important and relevant, especially in the later development of theory of multiple intelligences by Howard Gardner in the 's. The test was administered to determine cognitive function in children aged 5 to In recent years, 6 - 16 has become the preferred range. The WISC measures two aspects of intelligence in children: Verbal intelligence includes aspects like vocabulary and comprehension; performance intelligence includes matrix reasoning and picture completion.
The animated image at the top left of every page is a button that will take you to a page that describes each of the intelligences. The Theory in Practice Dr. Howard Gardner, a professor of cognition and education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, developed his theory of multiple intelligences twenty years ago. Gardner posits that people employ several different types of intelligence, rather than one general type.