The Woodcock-Johnson Psycho-Educational Battery - Revised (WJ-R)

WJ_R has a total of 35 subtests, made up of Cognitive Battery, Achievement Battery and Supplement Battery of Achievement:

Cognitive Battery (21 subtests)

1.      Memory for names (word)

2.      Memory sentence

3.      Visual Matching

4.      Incomplete word

5.      Visual Closure

6.      Picture Vocabulary

7.      Analysis-Synthesis

8.      Visual-Auditory Learning

9.      Memory for Words

10. Crossout

11. Sound Blending

12. Picture Recognition

13. Oral Vocabulary

14. Concept Formation

15. Delayed Memory for Names

16. Delayed Visual-Auditory Learning

17. Number Reversed

18. Sound patterns

19. Spatial Relations

20. Listening Comprehension

21. Verbal analogies

 Achievement Battery (9 subtest)

22. Letter-word Identification

23. Passage Comprehension

24. Calculation

25. Applied Problems

26. Dictation

27. Writing sample

28. Science

29. Soc. Studies

30. Humanities

 Supplement Battery of Achievement (5)

31. Word Attack

32. Reading Vocabulary

33. Quantitative Concept

34. Proofing

35. Writing Fluency

What subtests make up WJ-R the seven cluster scores?

Long-term Retrieval (Glr): The ability to sore information and fluently retrieve it later associations.

1.  Memory for Names (MFN)

8.  Visual-Auditory Learning (VAL)

15. Delayed-MFN (D-MFN)

16. Delayed-VAL (D-VAL)

Short Term Memory (Gsm):  Hold information immediate and within few seconds.

2.  Memory for Sentences (MFS)

9.  Memory for Words (MFW)

17. Numbers Reversed (NRev)

Processing Speed (Gps): The ability to rapidly perform automatic cognitive task particularly when under pressure to maintain focused attention.

3. Visual Matching (VM)

10. Cross Out (CO)

Auditory Processing (Ga): The ability to analyze and synthesize auditory stimuli.

4.   Incomplete Words (IncW)

11. Sound Blending (SBld)

18. Sound Patterns (SPatt)

Visual Processing (Gv): The ability to analyze and synthesize verbal stimuli.

5. Visual Closure (VCl)

12. Picture Recognition (PRec)

Comprehension Knowledge (Gc): (Especially verbally) Depth of knowledge, ability to communicate and reason previous learned procedures.

6.   Picture Vocabulary (PV)

13. Oral Vocabulary (OV)

20. Listening Comprehension (LC)

Fluid Reasoning (Gf): The ability to reason, form concepts and solve problems using unfamiliar information.

7.   Analysis & Synthesis (A/S)

14. Concept Formation (CF)

Last updated December 13, 2002
By Melody Orfei