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Wechsler, David (1896–1981)

  • By: Charles E. Byrd & Teraesa S. Vinson
  • In: Encyclopedia of Counseling
  • Edited by: Frederick T. L. Leong
  • Subject:General Counseling & Psychotherapy, Counseling Psychology

David Wechsler, a Jewish American psychologist best known for his contributions to intelligence theory and intellectual assessment, was born in Lespedi, Romania, January 12, 1896. When he was 6, his family moved to New York City. Wechsler earned a bachelor's degree ...

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