Behavior Research Methods

, Volume 39, Issue 4, pp 940–949

Development and validation of a World-Wide-Web-based neurocognitive assessment battery: WebNeuro

Authors

    • Division of Schizophrenia ResearchUniversity of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
  • Sarah Berten
    • Division of Schizophrenia ResearchUniversity of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
  • Patricia Olson
    • Northwestern University
  • Robert Paul
    • University of Missouri
  • Leanne M. Williams
    • Westmead Hospital
    • University of Sydney
  • Nicholas Cooper
    • Brain Resource Company
  • Evian Gordon
    • Westmead Hospital
    • University of Sydney
    • Brain Resource Company
Article

DOI: 10.3758/BF03192989

Cite this article as:
Silverstein, S.M., Berten, S., Olson, P. et al. Behavior Research Methods (2007) 39: 940. doi:10.3758/BF03192989

Abstract

Assessment of neurocognitive functioning is a critical task in many clinical, educational, service, and industrial settings. We report on descriptive and validation data of a new, World-Wide-Web-based, comprehensive battery of neurocognitive functioning, WebNeuro, that can be used in both applied and research contexts. Fifty healthy control participants completed both WebNeuro, and an established non-Internet-based computerized cognitive assessment battery, IntegNeuro, that uses a touchscreen platform. Results indicated comparability across the two batteries, in terms of critical single test scores, factor analysis derived indices, overall performance scores, and sex differences. These results support the validity of WebNeuro as a neurocognitive assessment measure. Advantages of its use in applied and research settings are discussed.

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© Psychonomic Society, Inc. 2007