Encyclopedia of Clinical Neuropsychology

2018 Edition
| Editors: Jeffrey S. Kreutzer, John DeLuca, Bruce Caplan

Test Interpretations: Computer Based

  • Kyle E. Ferguson
  • Grant L. IversonEmail author
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-57111-9_1259

Synonyms

Automated interpretation; Computer-aided assessment; Computer-based test interpretation; Mechanical prediction

Definition

Many intellectual, neuropsychological, and psychological tests and test batteries include software that automatically calculates normative scores and generates profiles and interpretive statements. The Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale – Fourth Edition (Wechsler 2008), Wechsler Memory Scale – Fourth Edition (Wechsler 2009), Neuropsychological Assessment Battery (Stern and White 2003), California Verbal Learning Test – Second Edition (Delis et al. 2000), Wisconsin Card Sorting Test (Heaton et al. 1993), Ruff Neurobehavioral Inventory (Ruff and Hibbard 2003), Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-2 (Butcher et al. 2001), and Personality Assessment Inventory (Many intellectual, neuropsychological, and psychological 1991) are a few such examples. For some tests and batteries, there is the option for scoring only, whereas others have scoring and...

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of British ColumbiaVancouverCanada
  2. 2.Department of Psychiatry, British Columbia Mental Health and AddictionsUniversity of British ColumbiaVancouverCanada