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McCarthy Scales of Children's Abilities


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A set of scales for measuring the development of intellectual abilities of children between 2½ and 8½ years of age, divided into verbal ability, perceptual ability, quantitative ability, memory, and motor ability, also providing a score for general cognitive ability based on pooling the other scores. [Named after the US developmental psychologist Dorothea McCarthy (1906–74) who introduced them]

Subjects: Psychology.


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