sorting test

sorting test

 [sort´ing]
a type of test for assessing abstract thinking; the patient must arrange objects or cards into groups based on some abstract relationship. Schizophrenics and patients with cortical lesions show impaired performance.
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One goal of the present experiment is to determine whether similar outcomes can be obtained with another mix of trial formats: MTS-based trials to establish the baseline relations followed by a sorting test to assess the emergence of equivalence classes.
Scores on reaction time and on the Wisconsin Card Sorting Test declined with age at roughly similar rates regardless of sex.
Approximately 4-6 weeks after training was completed, participants were invited back to the center for the 45-minute posttest, which included the UEOV, Wisconsin Card Sorting Test, Linger Tapping Test, and Timed IADL Test measures.
Wisconsin Card Sorting Test (WCST): WCST is used for the evaluation of abstraction/problem solving and set-shifting in the face of changing reinforcement schedules in adults.
2008) trace the method to the early 1920s, with the basic approach formalized as the Wisconsin Card Sorting Test (WCST) by the middle of the 20th century (Berg 1946; Berg 1948).
In the Wisconsin card sorting test patients with severe OSA required significantly more trials (P<0.
Van der Linden, Frese and Meijman (2003) investigated the general effects of fatigue on executive functioning using the Wisconsin Card Sorting Test (WCST) (Berg 1948; Grant & Berg 1948), which measures cognitive flexibility.
For example, the Hayling-Brixton Test is a test of executive function and component parts of executive function (Burgess, 1997); the MMSE screens for dementia (Crum et al 1993); the Wisconsin Card Sorting Test measures decision making and the ability to flexibly change response sets (Heaton, 1981) and the Rivermead Behavioural Memory (Wade 1992) tests working memory.
com/ ), a provider of UHF EPC-compliant RFID technology and visibility solutions, to successfully implement a conveying and sorting test loop where 100% read rates and diverts were achieved.
1999), in which the child must alternate between successive numbers and letters while "connecting the dots"; and the Wisconsin Card Sorting Test (Kodituwakku et al.
Researchers from the University of Tokyo used functional magnetic resonance imaging to examine how the species performed a sorting test.