DIRECT QUOTATION (More than 40 words) in APA style
Author: David Wechsler
Year of publication: 1958
Quotation: Intelligence, operationally defined, is the aggregate or global capacity of the individual to act purposefully, to think rationally and to deal effectively with his environment. It is aggregate or global because it is composed of elements or abilities which, though not entirely independent, are qualitatively differentiable. By measurement of these abilities, we ultimately evaluate intelligence. But intelligence is not identical with the mere sum of these abilities, however exclusive. …The only way we can evaluate it quantitatively is by the measurement of the various aspects of these abilities
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Anchor statement: David Wechsler is conceptualizing intelligence. The conceptualization is perhaps best be summed up in his above words.