Cognitive Domain

Test

Description

Speed of processing
Brief Assessment of Cognition in Schizophrenia (BACS): Symbol Coding
Timed paper-and-pencil test in which respondent uses a key to write digits that correspond to nonsense symbols
Category Fluency: Animal Naming
Oral test in which respondent names as many animals as she/he can in 1 minute
Trail Making Test: Part A
Timed paper-and-pencil test in which respondent draws a line to connect consecutively numbered circles placed irregularly on a sheet of paper
Attention/Vigilance
Continuous Performance Test—Identical Pairs (CPT-IP)*
Computer-administered measure of sustained attention in which respondent presses a response button to consecutive matching numbers
Working memory
(nonverbal)
Wechsler Memory Scale®—3rd Ed. (WMS®-III): Spatial Span
Using a board on which 10 cubes are irregularly spaced, respondent taps cubes in same (or reverse) sequence as test administrator
(verbal)
LetterNumber Span
Orally administered test in which respondent mentally reorders strings of number and letters and repeats them to administrator
Verbal learning

Hopkin’s Verbal Learning TestRevised (HVLT-R)

Orally administered test in which a list of 12 words from three taxonomic categories is presented and the respondent is asked to recall as many as possible after each of three learning trials
Visual learning
Brief Visuospatial Memory TestRevised (BVMT-R™)
A test that involves reproducing six geometric figures from memory
Reasoning and problem-solving
Neuropsychological Assessment Battery® (NAB®): Mazes
Seven timed paper-and-pencil mazes of increasing difficulty that measure foresight and planning
Social cognition

Mayer-Salovey-Caruso Emotional Intelligence Test (MSCEIT™): Managing Emotions

Paper-and-pencil multiple-choice test that assesses how people manage their emotions
*WARNING: Do not change the CPT-IP parameter settings. Doing so will invalidate the normative scores and potentially disable the program.