Halstead-Reitan battery

Hal·stead-Rei·tan bat·ter·y

(hahl'sted rī'tan),
a battery of neuropsychological tests (category test, tactual performance test, Seashore test, speech sounds perception test, finger oscillation test, trail-making test, dynamometer to measure strength of grip) used to study brain-behavior functions as well as the effects of brain damage on behavior.
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Ward C., U.S. psychologist, 1908-1968.
Halstead-Reitan battery - a battery of neuropsychological tests used to study brain-behavior functions. Synonym(s): Tactual Performance Test


Ralph M., U.S. psychologist, 1922–.
Halstead-Reitan battery - see under Halstead
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Originally, it was part of the Army Individual Test Battery (19) and subsequently was incorporated into the Halstead-Reitan Battery. (20) The TMT consists of 2 parts: TMT-A requires an individual to draw lines sequentially connecting 25 encircled numbers distributed on a sheet of paper; task requirements are similar for TMT-B except that the person was required to recite the numbers and letters, alternating between numbers and letters (e.g.
Confirmatory factor analysis of four general neuropsychological models with a modified Halstead-Reitan battery. Journal of Clinical Neuropsychology, 5, 115-133.
Categories Test and the Trail Making Tests A and B) of the Halstead-Reitan battery when compared with normotensive controls [24, 29, 30, 33, 37-39].
Similar results were seen in 25 hypertensives and 16 controls using tests from the Halstead-Reitan battery [33, 39, 54].
Most psychologists use portions of the Halstead-Reitan battery in conjunction with other types of psychological tests when evaluating mild brain injury patients.
However, the average score on the Halstead-Reitan battery for Dodrill's control group was .25.
The present factor is clearly broader than the tests of the Halstead-Reitan battery and it appears that the label "Factile-Kinesthetic Working Memory" captures its non-visual component particularly well.