Examples of Commonly Used Neuropsychological Tests

The table below lists examples of commonly used neuropsychological tests for specific target areas. The tests listed are listed for interest only and does
mean that any one of these test will be used or considered. This list is to give a partial representation of tests available. Dr. Selland will determine, which tests
are suitable for any individual purpose or situation. Not all possible tests which can be used are listed.


Neuropsychological Test

Attention/ concentration Digit Span Forward and Reversed
Trail Making Tests
Cancellation Tasks (Letter and symbol)
Paced Auditory Serial Addition Test (PASAT)

Intellectual functioning

Wechsler Scales
Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale-Revised (WAIS-R)
Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale-III (WAIS-III)
Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-IV (WISC-IV)
Stanford-Binet Intelligence Scale-IV

Executive functions

Wisconsin Card Sorting Test
Category Test
Stroop Test
Trail Making Test-B
WAIS Subtests of Similarities and Block Design
Porteus Maze Test
Multiple Errands Test (MET)

Language processing

Boston Naming Test
Multilingual Aphasia Examination
Boston Diagnostic Aphasia Examination
Token Test

Visuospatial processing

Rey-Osterrieth Complex Figure – Copy condition
WAIS Block Design Subtest
Judgment of Line Orientation
Hooper Visual Organization Test

Academic achievement

Wechsler Individual Achievement Test (WIAT)
Woodcock-Johnson Achievement Test

Verbal learning and memory

Wechsler Memory Scale (WMS)
Logical Memory I and II - Contextualized prose)
Verbal Paired-Associates
WMS-III Verbal Memory Index
Rey Auditory Verbal Learning Test - Rote list learning (unrelated words)
California Verbal Learning Test - Rote list learning (related words)
Verbal Selective Reminding Test - Selective reminding (unrelated words)
Hopkins Verbal Learning Test

Visual learning and memory

Wechsler Memory Scale
Visual Reproduction I and II
WMS-III Visual Memory Index
Rey-Osterrieth Complex Figure - Immediate and delayed recall
Nonverbal Selective Reminding Test
Continuous Recognition Memory Test
Visuo-Motor Integration Test - Block design

Personality assessment

Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI)
Millon Clinical Multiaxial Inventory
Beck Depression Inventory (BDI)
Rorschach Test
Thematic Apperception Test for Children or Adults

Speed of processing

Simple and Choice Reaction Time
Symbol Digit Modalities Test - Written and oral

Sensory-perceptual functions

Halstead-Reitan Neuropsychological Battery (HRNB) Tactual Performance Test and Sensory Perceptual Examination

Motor speed and strength

Index Finger Tapping
Grooved Pegboard Task
Hand Grip Strength
Thurstone Uni- and Bimanual Coordination Test


Rey 15 Item Test
Dot Counting
Forced-Choice Symptom Validity Testing

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