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Visuospatial Abilities

By selecting | Studies | , you can view those epidemiologic studies which have used a given measure.

o WAIS-R Performance subtests. Block Design & Object Assembly test subject's ability to plan, evaluate, & modify a series of responses. Picture Arrangement taps social & sequential reasoning in a nonverbal format. Digit Symbol assesses sequencing & inhibition. [For list of studies, see WAIS, under intelligence tests, below.]

o Clock Drawing Task (Tuokko et al. 1992). Subject is asked to draw a clock and set the hands at a particular time (e.g., 10 after 11) | Studies |

o Figure copying. Subject copies figures, often both two-dimensional and three-dimensional figures. | Studies |

o Figure matching