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Scale

Payment of different rates of interest on CDs of varying maturities. A bank is said to "post a scale." Commercial paper dealers also post scales.

Scale

The range of prices at which an underwriter offers to place with investors a serial bond, where the individual bonds have different maturities.

scale

The schedule of yields (or prices) at which a serial bond issue is offered to the public by the underwriter. The schedule reflects yields at the various maturities being offered. Also called offering scale. See also inverted scale, preliminary scale.

scale

The relationship between measurements on a plan or map and the dimensions of the physical object represented.One inch might represent 10 feet or 10 miles.Topographic maps contain two scales,one for distance and one for change in elevation.

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All of the subjects completed a neuropsychological assessment consisting of measures of intelligence, memory, and executive functioning (Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale, vocabulary and block design; Wechsler Memory Scale, logical memory and memory for faces; Wisconsin Card Sort Test).
As indicated above, admission to Mensa requires receiving an IQ score above 130 on an IQ test, in most cases, a German version of the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale. The test used to verify high cognitive ability in this sample and to select the comparison sample of individuals with estimated IQs below 110 was the "Brief Test for General Intelligence" (Kurztest fur Allgemeine Intelligenz, KAI) developed by Lehrl, Gallwitz, Blaha, & Fischer (1992).
Two hundred and fifty-three rehabilitation clients were administered the Japanese version of the General Aptitude Test Battery (GATB) and the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale (WAIS).
DDE was not significant in the initial bivariate analysis (p = 0.312), but became significant in the presence of PCB, age, and the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale vocabulary score (p = 0.016).
Analyses of the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale (WAIS) standardization sample showed no evidence of differential age trends when subjects were divided by educational level (Birren & Morrison, 1961).
A short-form of the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale Revised, (WAISR; Wechsler, 1981) consisting of nine of the eleven subtests, was employed as the measure of psychometric intelligence.