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At 5 years old, the prolonged criers had lower performance and verbal IQ scores than the comparison group, and also performed worse on tests measuring eye-hand coordination, the report indicates.
A low verbal IQ means that they have a smaller store of words and knowledge at their disposal.
Table 1 gives each participant's age; gender; Wechsler Preschool and Primary Scale of Intelligence Full Scale IQ (FSIQ), Verbal IQ (VIQ), and Performance IQ (PIQ); and scores on three indices of severity of autistic symptoms, from the Childhood Autism Rating Scale, the Gilliam Autism Rating Scale, and the Gilliam Asperger Disorder Scale.
This standardized test yields a Verbal IQ score (based on the subtests Vocabulary and Similarities), a Performance IQ score (Block Design and Matrix Reasoning), and a Full Scale IQ score.
Children for whom breastmilk or DHA-fortified formula was the main method of feeding throughout the first six months had higher mean full-scale and verbal IQ scores than those fed mainly unfortified formula.
TYPE OF IQ TEST We thought it possible that the specific type of IQ predictor used might be a moderator of effect sizes, with the strongest effects coming from either vocabulary or verbal IQ measures and the weaker effects coming from performance IQ measures.
I specifically request that both a verbal IQ test, such as the Standford-Binet, and a non-verbal IQ test, such as the UNIT, be given.
Hippocampal volume also correlated "very strongly" with performance and verbal IQ and other indexes of intellectual functioning.