Review of Non-Verbal IQ Test

Dilchert, S.
In J. F. Carlson, K. F. Geisinger, & J. L. Johnson (Eds.),
Mental measurements yearbook (19th ed., pp. 491-494). Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press.

This review provides information about the development, reliability, and validity of the Non-Verbal IQ Test (NVIQT). The NVIQT is a nonverbal measure of cognitive ability, developed to assess spatial ability and pattern recognition. The stated purpose of the test is to serve as a measure of intelligence that minimizes irrelevant cultural or educational influences on test scores. The technical manual accompanying the test does not further delineate the nature of the construct that the test is intended to assess. Limited information is provided on the intended target population or intended uses of the test…