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Cognitive Abilities
Internal consistency
Test-retest reliability
Shifting
0,726
0,842
Divided Attention
0,866
0,85
Width of Field of View
0,806
0,998
Hand-eye Coordination
0,779
0,876
Naming
0,687
0,782
Focused Attention
1
0,905
Visual Scanning
0,862
0,922
Estimation
0,761
0,986
Inhibition
0,661
0,697
Auditory Short-term Memory
0,915
0,698
Contextual Memory
0,884
0,775
Visual Short Term Memory
0,866
0,743
Short-Term Memory
0,853
0,721
Working Memory
0,85
0,696
Non-verbal Memory
0,787
0,73
Spatial Perception
0,611
0,907
Visual Perception
0,751
0,882
Auditory perception
0,652
0,904
Planning
0,765
0,826
Recognition
0,864
0,771
Response Time
0,873
0,821
Processing Speed
0,888
0,764

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General Cognitive Assessment Battery (CAB)

Innovative online neuropsychological test. Study brain function and complete a comprehensive online screening. Precisely evaluate a wide range of abilities and detect cognitive well-being (high-moderate-low). Identify strengths and weaknesses in the areas of memory, concentration/attention, executive functions, planning, and coordination.

Who is it for?

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Cognitive assessment battery to study brain function and cognitive performance

Cognitive assessment battery to study brain function and cognitive performance

  • Assess current state of the user's cognitive skills
  • For children 7 years and older and adults.
  • The complete battery lasts about 30-40 minutes.

The General Cognitive Assessment Battery (CAB) from CogniFit is a leading professional tool that makes it possible to study the brain function of children 7 years and older and adults in depth, using online cognitive tasks. The results from this neuropsychological tool are useful for understanding the user's cognitive state, strengths, and weaknesses. This can help determine whether or not the cognitive changes that the user may be experiencing are normal, or if they reflect some kind of neurological disorder. Any private or professional user can easily use this cognitive assessment.

This normalized cognitive test is completely online and lasts about 30-40 minutes. After completing the evaluation, a report will automatically be generated with the user's neurocognitive profile. This report gathers useful information and presents data in an easy-to-understand format to make it possible to understand the functioning of different cognitive skills. It also provides valuable information that can help detect the risk of some disorder or problem, recognize its severity, and identify support strategies for each case.

We recommend using this neuropsychological assessment to better understand cognitive function, or cognitive, physical, psychological, or social well-being, and where there are symptoms or difficulties related to concentration/attention, memory, reasoning, planning, or coordination. We recommend using this complete cognitive test to complement a professional diagosis, and never to substitute a clinical consultation.

Digitalized protocol for the General Cognitive Assessment (CAB)

Digitalized protocol for the General Cognitive Assessment (CAB)

This versatile and complete online neurocognitive assessment tool is made up of a screening in the form of an online questionnaire, and a general battery of clinical, scientifically validated tasks.

These tasks are designed to detect and quickly evaluate the precise functioning of the different cognitive areas, like attention and concentration, perception, memory, executive function, and coordination, as well as physical, psychological, and social well-being.

This cognitive assessment battery lasts about 30-40 minutes.. In this time, the user or professional will complete the questionnaire about the different areas of well-being and complete the battery of neuropsychological tasks that are presented as fun brain games.

The results from this assessment may be evidence of deficits in different cognitive areas, which can help explain why someone may have poor performance in certain activities or why some skills were never fully developed.

Diagnostic Criteria Questionnaire

A series of different questions designed to better understand the user's well-being will be presented, covering the different areas of health (physical, psychological, social wellbeing).

Neuropsychological factors and cognitive profile

This is followed up by a battery of tasks that assess 23 different fundamental cognitive skills. This makes it possible to understand the user's complete cognitive profile. CoginFit uses clinical scaled and validated tests for each user's age range.

Complete results report

After the general cognitive assessment, a detailed report will automatically be send, where the user's cognitive state, degree of wellbeing (high-moderate-low), signs and symptoms, neuropsychological profile, results analysis, and recommendations will appear. These results offer valuable information on which to base support strategies.

Psychometric Results

Psychometric Results

The General Cognitive Assessment (CAB) from CogniFit uses patented algorithms and artificial intelligence (AI), which makes it possible to analyze thousands of variables to get a complete cognitive profile with very satisfactory psychometric results. This neuropsychological exploration is in charge if measuring a series of fundamental cognitive skills necessary for daily life.

Each of the neuropsychological tasks in the General Cognitive Assessment (CAB) has been validated following a scientific methodology. This makes it possible to guarantee the appropriate psychometric characteristics for an effective evaluation of the brain and its general state. The cognitive profile in the neuropsychological report is received high reliability, consistency, and stability scores. Using transversal researcher designs, the evaluation received psychometric values of about .0, like the Alpha Cronbach coefficient. The Test-Retest tests reached scores of almost 1, showing the high reliability and precision.

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Who is it for?

Who is it for?

This assessment battery (CAB) can be applied to a wide range of the population, whether it be children 7 years or older, adults, or seniors with some type of disorder.

Any individual or professional user can easily use this neuropsychological battery. It's not necessary to have any background or training any neuroscience or technology systems, and is available to the following populations:

Individual users

Better understand brain function and cognitive strengths and weaknesses

With the General Cognitive Assessment from CogniFit, any user can better understand their cognitive profile. This assessment may make it possible to understand if certain cognitive difficulties (attentional, memory, planning, etc.) are related to a certain disorder or if they are normal for one's age demographic.

Healthcare professionals

Precisely evaluate patients and offer a complete report

The General Cognitive Assessment from CogniFit help assists healthcare professionals in the detection, diagnosis, and intervention of different alterations. Detecting the cognitive symptoms and dysfunctions is the first step in identifying a number of disorders and implementing the appropriate neuropsychological intervention. This powerful software makes it possible to study multiple variable and offer personalized reports.

Schools and educators

Detect the students that may be at risk for some type of disorder. Help prevent academic failure.

This battery of neuropsychological tests makes it possible for teachers and educators without a strong background of different disorders to objectively assess and evaluate their students, and create personalized reports with each student's cognitive strengths and weaknesses. This helps quickly detect the students that may be at risk, or that need extra help, in order to create the appropriate support strategy.

Parents, caretakers, and other individuals

Identify if your loved-ones are at risk of having problems in any area

The General Cognitive Assessment from CogniFit is a scientific resource made of simple and fun online games and tasks. It makes it possible for any person, even without specialized background in neuroscience and technology systems, to evaluate the different neuropsychological factors of a family member. The results make it possible to identify the user's degree of wellbeing in the different areas, and outlines how to improve each case.

Researchers

Measures the cognitive abilities of study participants

The General Cognitive Assessment (CAB) makes it possible to precisely measure a wide variety of cognitive skills. CogniFit's technology takes thousands of variables into account from the assessment activities in order to gather reliable information about the participant's cognitive state.

Advantages

Advantages

This online tool based on scientific methodology can quickly and precisely evaluate the presence of general symptoms, strengths, weaknesses, and traits, and dysfunctions in cognitive processes offers many advantages:

LEADING INSTRUMENT

Any individual or professional users (doctor, psychologist, teacher, etc.) can personally use this online neuropsychological assessment battery without needing any background in neuroscience or technology systems. The interactive format makes it possible to manage users and patients. However, a qualified medical professional should interpret results and conduct a clinical diagnosis.

EASY-TO-USE

All of the clinical tasks are presented in the form of fun and interactive online games, which makes it enjoyable, especially for children.

COMPLETELY AUTOMATED

The tasks from CogniFit's cognitive tests are completely online, which means that any user can take this assessment from the comfort of their home. When this cognitive assessment is recommended by a medical professional, the user can complete the assessment either in the company of the professional or anywhere with internet access.

USER-FRIENDLY

All of the clinical tasks are presented in the form of fun and interactive online games, which makes it enjoyable, especially for children.

DETAILED REPORT

The General Cognitive Assessment (CAB) makes it possible to offer quick and precise feedback, which creates a complete analysis of the results. This makes it possible to help recognize and understand the clinical symptoms, cognitive strengths and weaknesses, and risk index.

ANALYSIS AND RECOMMENDATIONS

This powerful software makes it possible to analyze thousands of variables and offer specific recommendations that adjust to the specific needs of each user.

When is it recommended to use this General Cognitive Assessment?

When is it recommended to use this General Cognitive Assessment?

With the excellent psychometric results and its easy application, The General Cognitive Assessment (CAB) from CoginFit can be truly useful for a wide range of cases. For example, the neuropsychological assessment from CogniFit is useful to understand if a child's attention problems are normal for their age, or if it may be indicative of a disorder. It's also possible to better understand a patient's memory problems or lapses to rule out certain diseases or problems.

If you think that a friend, family member, or patient may have a disorder, or if you just want to see their cognitive state, we recommend using this assessment as early as possible. Evaluating a user's cognitive profile and well-being makes it possible to detect different disorders early on, which can keep it from advancing and make it possible to receive an appropriate treatment earlier.

The neuropsychological tests from CogniFit can be useful for

Most representative symptoms
Description
Study brain function and determine the cognitive state of children 7 years and older and adults.
Get anyone's cognitive profile
Identify cognitive strengths and areas of improvement
Helps determine whether the cognitive changes are normal, or if they may reflect a neurological disorder.
Understand the degree of alteration caused by brain damage
Complement a clinical diagnosis

Study brain function and determine the cognitive state of children 7 years and older and adults.

This neuropsychological assessment battery offers detailed information about the elements that make up "intellectual architecture". The analysis of these cognitive components can help us understand the elements that drive one's behavior and mental function. Tests and studies will be helpful to better understand the specific situation of each patient or user.

Get anyone's cognitive profile

The user's neuropsychological profile is automatically gathered after the assessment is completed, and provides detailed information about the 23 different cognitive skills divided into areas: attention and concentration, perception, memory, and executive functions, as well as physical, psychological, and social well-being.

Identify cognitive strengths and areas of improvement

Understand how the different areas of the brain make it possible to understand cognitive state and recognize areas of strengths and areas of improvement. This battery can help us understand one's specific difficulties (like memory vs. attention problems).

Helps determine whether the cognitive changes are normal, or if they may reflect a neurological disorder.

These tests can help better understand if one's symptoms or complaints may be indicators of some kind of disorder, like brain disorders, neurodevelopmental disorders, neurodegenerative diseases, brain damage, behavioral disorders, mental disorders, etc. This battery can help collect information that makes it possible to explain a potential decrease in an individual's cognitive performance.

Understand the degree of alteration caused by brain damage

Understand the cognitive effects caused by a cognitive alteration. Determine the normality or abnormality of the examined functions and the degree to which they are affected.

Complement a clinical diagnosis

This neuropsychological test is indicated for people who have suffered a known organic injury, like patients with different pathologies that may cause brain dysfunction.

Description of well-being questionnaire

Description of well-being questionnaire

In order to consider one to be in good health, they need to be free of any alteration in the three areas of well-being. This is why the first step of the General Cognitive Assessment (CAB) is made up of a questionnaire to help detect alterations in any of the three areas of well-being and are adapted to each age range.

Physical Well-being: Recent studies suggest that science hold valuable information about the how close the relationship is between physical and mental state. Sleep, diet, and exercise are factors that determine physical well-being and that condition good cognitive function.

Cognitive or Psychological Well-being: Alterations in well-being integrate cognitive, affective, and emotional aspects in the different areas of human life. Mental or psychological well-being have an important role in one's health, and can cause alterations in physical and social well-being.

Social Well-being: Having a rich, constant, and appropriate social environment favors good social health. There is an emotional transfer that happens when we interact with others.

Diagnostic criteria in children and teens from ages 7 to 17

A series of simple questions will be answered by the child's parents or teacher before or after completing the evaluation. This questionnaire gathers information about the following domains: physical well-being (good physical condition), psychological well-being (cognitive and emotional processes in good condition), and social well-being (maintains health and rich social relationships). These questions are adapted to teens and children of this age.

Diagnostic criteria in adults

The assessment will start with a series of simple questions that can be completed by the professional in charge of the assessment, or by the user him or herself. This questionnaire gathers information about the following domains: physical well-being (good physical condition), psychological well-being (cognitive and emotional processes in good condition), and social well-being (maintains health and rich social relationships). These questions are adapted to the routines and activities of adults.

Neuropsychological aspects evaluated: Battery of Tasks

Neuropsychological aspects evaluated: Battery of Tasks

The alteration of one of the cognitive skills, or a disturbance in one of the areas of well-being may be sufficient to cause health problems and difficulties in daily life. A general profile of cognitive skills may indicate how severe the reach of these alterations may be.

Due to the importance of good cognitive health, the Cognitive Assessment Battery (CAB) puts a high importance on the measurement of the following areas and cognitive skills:

Evaluated Cognitive Domains
Cognitive Abilities

Attention

Ability to filter distractions and focus on relevant information. Attention accompanies every cognitive process and is in charge of assigning cognitive resources depending on the relevance of both internal and external stimuli. Good attention skills are necessary for other high-level processes, like memory or planning. Attention is an essential process that requires the use of different parts of the brain, from the brainstem or the parietal cortex, to the prefrontal cortex. However, it seems that the right hemisphere has a predominant role in controlling attention. This cognitive area makes it possible to stay alert and pay attention to the stimuli when other irrelevant distractors are present, concentration for long periods of time, alternating attention between different activities, or dividing attention when two events are happening at the same time. These are the cognitive skills that make up attention and that are calculated in the General Cognitive Assessment.

Excellent

8.4% above average

Divided Attention

Divided attention is the ability to pay attention to more than one stimuli or activity at the same time. Tasks to evaluate Divided Attention:

This neuropsychological assessment was created with the classic Stroop Test (1935). This task will require the user to complete two tasks at the same time, which will cause them to divide their attention in order to be able to respond simultaneously to both activities.

530Your Score

400Average

Focused Attention

Focused attention is the ability to focus attention on the target stimulus, regardless of the duration. Tasks that measure Focus Attention:

The neuropsychological assessment tasks were based on the classic Continuous Performance Test (CPT) from Conners, the Test of Variables of Attention (TOVA), and the Visual Organization Task (VOT) de Hooper. In order to correctly complete the tasks, the user will have to detect the target stimulus in order to respond to it.

613Your Score

400Average

Inhibition

Inhibition is the ability to control impulsive or automatic responses, and generate calculates and careful responses using attention and reasoning. Tasks that measure Inhibition:

The tasks to evaluate inhibition were created using the Stroop Test, Test of Variables of Attention (TOVA), and the Continuous Performance Test (CPT) as references. During each of these activities, the stimuli will generate a tendency to answer a certain way, and the user will have to stop or inhibit this action at the right time.

570Your Score

400Average

Updating

Updating is the ability to supervise the actions being carried out in order to ensure that they are following the prepared plan of action. Tasks that evaluate Updating:

CogniFit's tasks to measure updating are based on different classic neuropsychological tests: The Stroop Test, NEPSY, Test of Memory Malingering (TOMM), the Test of Variables of Attention (TOVA), and the Wisconson Card Sorting Test (WCST). The user will have to constantly supervise and check their actions to adapt to the requirements of the task.

697Your Score

400Average

Memory

The ability to retain or use new information and recover memories of the past. Memory allows us to store internal representations of knowledge in our brain and retain events from the past to use them in the future. Learning is a key process in memory because it makes it possible to incorporate new information or modify existing information in the previous mental schemas. After this coding and storage, the information, the memory, or the learning should be prepared to be recovered in the future. The hippocampus is a key brain structure in the mnesic process, and works actively during sleep to consolidate the information acquired during the day. These are each of the areas that make up the memory and will be evaluated in Cognitive Assessment of CogniFit:

Excellent

7.7% above average

Auditory Short-term Memory

Auditory short-term memory is the ability to retain a small amount of auditory information over a short period of time. Tasks to measure Auditory short-term memory:

The task to assess auditory short-term memory was inspired by the Direct and Indirect Digits test from the Weschler Memory Scale (WMS), on the Continuous Performance Test (CPT), and the Rey Auditory Verbal Learning Test (RAVLT). In this task, the user will have to conserve the auditory information they heard for a short period of time.

535Your Score

400Average

Contextual Memory

Contextual memory is the ability to memorize and see the real source of a specific memory. Tasks that measure Contextual memory:

The contextual memory tasks were based on the classic Contextual Memory Test by Toglia (1993), the Test of Memory Malingering (TOMM), and the Test of Variables of Attention (TOVA). In these tasks, the user will have to keep information in their memory in order to recover it, even if the sensory input (auditory or visual) learning episode does not coincide with the recovery episode.

622Your Score

400Average

Short-Term Memory

Short-term memory is the ability to maintain a small amount of information over a short period of time. Tasks to evaluate Short-term memory:

The neuropsychological tasks that measure short-term memory were inspired by the Direct and Indirect Digits Test from the Wechsler Memory Scale (WMS), the Test of Memory Malingering (TOMM), on the Tower of London Test (TOL), and on the Continuous Performance Test (CPT). The user will have to retain a growing amount of information over a short period of time.

672Your Score

400Average

Non-verbal Memory

Non-verbal memory is the ability to code, store, and recover information about faces, shapes, images, melodies, sounds, smells, flavors, and sensations. Task to measure Non-verbal memory:

This neuropsychological task is based on the Continuous Performance Test (CPT), the Test of Memory Malingering (TOMM), the Visual Organization Test (VOT), NEPSY, the Tower of London test (TOL), and on the Corsi Cubes from the Wechsler Memory Scale (WMS). The user will be required to memorize visual information with little or no verbal content and reproduce it later.

668Your Score

400Average

Visual Short Term Memory

Visual short-term memory is the ability to remember a small amount of visual information, like letters, words, etc. Task to measure Visual short-term memory:

This cognitive test is based on the Corsi Cubes from the Wechsler Memory Scale (WMS), on the Test of Memory Malingering (TOMM), and on the Tower of London test (TOL). The user will be required to remember visual information in order to replicate it later.

531Your Score

400Average

Working Memory

Working memory is the ability to retain and use necessary information for complex cognitive tasks. Tasks to evaluate Working memory:

The tasks that measure working memory are based on the Continuous Performance Test (CPT), the direct and indirect digits test from the Wechsler Memory Scale (WMS), the Test of Memory Malingering (TOMM), the Visual Organization Task (VOT), the Test of Variables of Attention (TOVA), NEPSY, and the Tower of London test (TOL). During these games, the user will have to use part of the information that is presented on the screen.

654Your Score

400Average

Naming

Naming is our ability to refer to an object, person, place, concept, or idea by its proper name. Tasks that measure naming:

The tasks that measure monitoring are based on different classic neurological tests: the NEPSY, the Test of Memory Malingering (TOMM) and the Test of Variables of Attention (TOVA). The user needs to be able to name the objects or words that appear on the screen, as well as know their sound.

749Your Score

400Average

Coordination

Ability to efficiently perform precise and ordered movements. Coordination allows us to perform our movements in a quickly and efficiently. The cerebellum is the brain structure responsible for making coordinated movements: from walking, holding a glass, or dancing ballet. It helps to maintain a coherence between our movements and the feedback we get from our senses. These are each of the cognitive abilities that make up the coordination and will be calculated in Cognitive Evaluation of CogniFit:

Excellent

8.1% above average

Hand-eye Coordination

Hand-eye coordination is the ability to complete activities that require the simultaneous use of hands and eyes. Tasks that measure Hand-eye coordination:

The neuropsychological tests that measure this skill were inspired by the classic Wisconson Card Sorting Test (WCST), the Stroop Test, and the Test of Variables of Attention (TOVA), the Visual Organization Task (VOT). Many of these tasks will ask the user to move the cursor over the stimuli on the screen, which requires hand-eye coordination.

462Your Score

400Average

Response Time

Response time is the ability to perceive, process, and respond to a simple stimulus quickly and efficiently. Tasks to measure Response time:

The tests that measure this skill are based on the NESPY, the Test of Variables of Attention (TOVA), the Continuous Performance Test (CPT), the Test of Memory Malingering (TOMM), the Visual Organization Task (VOT), and the Stroop Test.

626Your Score

400Average

Perception

Ability to interpret the stimuli of the environment. Perception is responsible for identifying and making sense of the information received from our sensory organs based on our prior knowledge of the world. Perception is a process that can be given by different senses (like sight, hearing, touch, etc.), and that our brain is responsible for integrating, giving it a sense of whole. The brain areas associated to perception are responsible for uniting the information perceived by the different sensory organs so that we can interact effectively with external stimuli, regardless of the stimulated sensory organ. In order for the perceptual process to be carried out properly, a process of assimilation and understanding of the information received will be necessary. These are each of the cognitive capacities that form the perception and that will be calculated in Cognitive Evaluation of CogniFit.

Excellent

7.6% above average

Auditory perception

Auditory perception is the ability to interpret the information that reaches our ears through the sound waves in the air. Tasks to evaluate Auditory perception:

The neuropsychological tasks used by CogniFit to measure auditory perception are based on the classic Test of Memory Malingering (TOMM), NEPSY, and the Test of Variables of Attention (TOVA). All of these tasks will require the user to listen to some type of auditory information relevant to reaching a goal.

688Your Score

400Average

Estimation

Estimation is the ability to predict an outcome or generate a response when there is no other solution available. Tasks to measure Estimation:

In these activities, the user will have respond with the answer that they believe to be correct or closest to reality. The user will have to estimate different attributes of the stimulus, whether it be speed, direction, distance, or duration.

723Your Score

400Average

Recognition

Recognition is the ability to identify the stimuli that we have previously perceived (situations, people, objects, etc.). Tasks to measure Recognition:

This neuropsychological test was inspired by the Continuous Performance Test (CPT), the Test of Memory Malingering (TOMM), the Visual Organization Test (VOT), the Test of Variables of Attention (TOVA), and the NEPSY. The user will have to identify whether or not the stimuli that presented appeared previously.

727Your Score

400Average

Spatial Perception

Spatial perception is the ability to be conscious of the one's relationship with the environment around them. Tasks to measure Spatial perception:

The neuropsychological assessment tasks that measure spatial perception were inspired by the classic Tower of London (TOL), Visual Organization Task (VOT), the direct and indirect digits test from the Wechsler Memory Scale (WMS), the Test of Memory Malingering (TOMM), the Test of Variables of Attention (TOVA), and the Continuous Performance Test (CPT). The user will have to be able to correctly identify the distance and position of the stimuli in order to complete the task successfully.

510Your Score

400Average

Visual Perception

Visual perception is the ability to interpret the visual information that reaches the eyes through the visible light in the environment. Tasks to measure Visual perception:

This neuropsychological assessment tasks was inspired by the evaluation method in the Developmental Test of Visual Perception (DTVP), which integrated visual and visual-motor perception, complemented by notions of the classic Korkman, Kirk and Kemp test from 1998. There are also some characteristics of the Stroop Test, the Wisconson Card Sorting Test (WCST), the Test of Memory Malingering (TOMM), and the Test of Variables of Attention (TOVA). The user must be able to correctly identify the images on the screen and respond to them correctly.

603Your Score

400Average

Visual Scanning

Visual scanning is the ability to actively and efficiently look for relevant stimuli in one's environment using sight. The tasks that measure Visual scanning:

The neuropsychological tests that CoginFit uses are based on the Test of Variables of Attention (TOVA), the Visual Organization Task (VOT), the Continuous Performance Test (CPT), and the Test of Memory Malingering (TOMM). In these tasks, the user will have to locate the target stimuli among irrelevant stimuli.

608Your Score

400Average

Reasoning

Ability to efficiently use (order, relate, etc.) the information acquired through the different senses. Through executive functions, we can access and use the information acquired in order to achieve complex goals. This set of superior processes makes it possible for us to relate, classify, order and plan our ideas or actions according to the needs that are imposed in the present or future. They allow us to be flexible and adapt to the environment. The executive functions make it possible to be effective in our day to day lives, solve problems and achieve our objectives even if there are modifications in the original plan. These are each of the cognitive abilities that make up the executive functions and will be calculated in Cognitive Evaluation of cogniFit:

Excellent

7.7% above average

Planning

Planning is the ability to mentally organize the best way to complete a future goal. Tasks to evaluate Planning:

The assessment tasks are based on various classic tests, like the Tower of London (TOL) test, the Visual Organization Task (VOT), the Test of Memory Malingering (TOMM), and the Corsi Cubes test from the Wechsler Memory Scale (WMS). The user will have to anticipate moves and think about how to organize answers in these tasks.

657Your Score

400Average

Processing Speed

Processing speed is the ability to process information quickly and automatically. Tasks that measure processing speed:

The assessment tasks to measure this skill are baes on classic tests, like the Continuous Performance Test (CPT), the Wechsler Memory Scale in some tests, the Test of Variables of Attention (TOVA), the Visual Organization Task (VOT), the Test of Memory Malingering (TOMM), the Tower of London test (TOL), the NEPSY, the Stroop Test, and the Wisconson Card Sorting Test (WCST). The time it takes to process and analyze the stimuli on the screen is essential for correctly completing these tasks.

535Your Score

400Average

Shifting

Updating is the ability to supervise the action that is being carried out to ensure that it is following the prepared plan of action. Tasks to measure Updating.

The tasks that measure monitoring are based on different classic neurological tests: The Stroop Test, the NEPSY, the Test of Memory Malingering (TOMM), the Test of Variables of Attention (TOVA), and the Wisconson Card Sorting Test. The user will have to constantly check to make sure that they are giving the correct response to each stimulus and adapt or correct an action in order to respond correctly.

670Your Score

400Average

Evaluation tasks

Evaluation tasks

This multi-dimensional scientific resource uses multiple evaluation tasks. Here you can see examples:

Visual Abilities Test WIFIVI

This test was inspired by the Useful Field of Vision test (UFOV) and on other neuropsychological batteries that measure field of view. This test assesses the amount of visual information that one receives when looking at a single point. This makes it possible to precisely measure field of view.

Speed Exploration Test REST-HECOOR

This exercise has been inspired by the classic test of Variables of Attention (TOVA) and the classic Hooper Visual Organisation Task (VOT) test by Hooper. The Speed Exploration Test REST-HECOOR is a professional instrument designed to explore processing speed and reaction time skills.

Coordination Test HECOOR

This evaluation test was based on the classic Wisconson Card Sorting Test (WCST). It was designed to measure the control of visual-motor skills, as the user will have to use their perceptive skills to correctly complete this exercise.

Concentration Test VISMEN-PLAN

This evaluation task is inspired by the Wechsler Memory Scale (WMS) direct and indirect digits test, the classic Memory Malingering Test (TOMM) and the classic Tower of London Test (TOL), allowing to measure planning capacity, visual memory, short-term memory, response time, working memory and processing speed, among others.

Brain and cognitive skills

Brain and cognitive skills

Cognitive skills are closely related to different parts of the brain that work together to make it possible to be efficient when completing activities in our day-to-day lives. While science denies that the executive functions can be found in just one part of the brain, some studies have thought that certain brain areas are related to specific cognitive skills:

1 Attention

Lesions that affect the reticular formation of the brainstem can cause coma in the patient, as this structure is closely related to the attentional tone. Exogenous attention is related to the right parietal lobe and, when it is damaged, heminegligence may appear. Finally, the prefrontal cortex plays an essential role in attentional control and concentration. This means that if there is a deficit related to this structure, the ability to pay attention is altered.

2 Perception

Most studies have focused on visual perception and auditory perception. Visual perception requires the occipital and parietal lobes; while we use the temporal lobe to process auditory information. Although the amount of scientific literature devoted to other senses, such as touch, smell or taste is lower, it is sufficient to affirm that the parietal lobe is also responsible for tactile information, while olfaction is interpreted in the olfactory bulb and in the piriform cortex. Finally, gustatory perception involves areas of the parietal lobe, the insula, the orbitofrontal cortex or the cingulate cortex.

3 Memory

The brain area most related to memory is the hippocampus, which is one of the most studied structures for cases of patients with epilepsy. One of the most famous cases, and one that has contributed more information to the study of memory and the hippocampus has been the case of the patient H.M. The hippocampus is not the only brain area related to memory, but works in relation to many other parts of our brain, such as the prefrontal cortex.

4 Executive Functions

The executive functions have a very close relationship with the prefrontal cortex (especially the dorsolateral portion). In fact, this set of cognitive abilities has been known as "Prefrontal Functions". In addition, it also requires structures such as the anterior cingulate cortex to correctly perform all of its cognitive functions.

5 Coordination

Coordination involves the brain areas related to motor activity, like the frontal cortex and the basal ganglia, as well as structures directly responsible for the precision and coordination of the movements, such as the cerebellum. The injuries of these structures tend to cause the inability to move some parts of the body, or produce erratic and misaligned movements.

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10/21/17

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06/10/17

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03/04/17

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07/10/17

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07/04/17

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06/09/17

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05/02/17

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09/03/17

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03/10/17

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03/04/17

I didn't like a couple of games. The rest seemed fun.

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04/07/17

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08/07/17

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02/09/17

I had trouble concentrating, so I started using this tool.

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04/09/17

Love that it was also available in Spanish, not only did I get to train my memory but also practice my Spanish vocabulary by reading the instructions.

Christina

10/09/17

My neurologist insisted I try it. It seemed silly playing games but I am slowly seeing the difference.

Patrick M.

01/08/17

It says to practice 3 times a week but I don't have time for that.

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05/07/17

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07/08/17

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10/04/17

It compared me to other people my own age.

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07/06/17

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Ed

08/02/17

Requires way too much training time.

Clark

05/02/17

Had trouble with a game but they immediately helped me.

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04/03/17

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05/06/17

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02/07/17

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10/06/17

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04/07/17

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05/07/17

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10/08/17

Tried other brain trainings and found this one adapted to my needs

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07/10/17

Assessment seemed a bit long but the report seemed thorough enough.

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