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Inspection Time: Experimental Advances and Clinical Prospects

  • Ian J. Deary

Abstract

Unlike many of the papers in this volume this chapter deals with neither a clinical syndrome nor an established set of neuropsychological tests. However, the relatively new technique of Inspection Time (IT) has features that indicate its potential clinical usefulness. Substantial reviews of the work on visual inspection time have been compiled by Brand and Deary (1982) and Nettelbeck (1987) and it is not my intention to replicate these efforts here. Instead, a brief resume of the theoretical basis for the measure and a summary of the main experimental findings will be offered by way of an introduction. The main body of the chapter is devoted to the development of an auditory inspection time test. The chapter ends with some suggestions for further development work on and some clinical applications for IT Tests.

Keywords

General Intelligence Inspection Time Pitch Perception Pitch Discrimination Musical Ability 
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