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Wisconsin Card Sorting Test (WCST)

Running the Wisconsin Card Sorting Test (WCST) with locally or online with Inquisit.

Scripts

To see the script run in Inquisit Web, click "View Web Demo". To run it locally with Inquisit Lab, first install Inquisit Lab, and then download the script.

Simplified Wisconsin Card Sort Test
This script implements a simple Wisconsin Card Sorting Test with Inquisit. Thanks to Sabrina Goh for sharing this script.
Inquisit 4 Download Script Last Updated: Dec 31, 1600, 4:00PM
Inquisit 3 Download Script Last Updated: Oct 3, 2012, 10:05AM
Modified Card Sort Test
This script implements the Modified Card Sort Test described by Nelson (1976).
Inquisit 4 Download Script Last Updated: Sep 16, 2014, 7:39PM
Wisconsin Card Sort Test
This script implements a computerized version of the Wisconsin Card Sorting Test as described by Grant & Berg (1948)
Inquisit 4 Download Script Last Updated: Sep 16, 2014, 7:39PM

Selected Bibliography

Berg, E. A. (1948). A simple objective technique for measuring flexibility in thinking. Journal of General Psychology, 39, 15-22.

Berman, K. F., Ostrem, J. L., Randolph, C., Gold, J., Goldberg, T. E., Coppola, R., Carson, R. E., Herscovitch, P., Weinberger, D. R. (1995). Physiological activation of a cortical network during performance of the Wisconsin Card Sorting Test: a positron emission tomography study. Neuropsychologia, 33, 1027-1046.

Milner, B. (2003). Effect of Different Brain Lesions on Card Sorting. Archives of Neurology, 9, 90–100.

Greve, K. W., Stickle, T. R., Love, J., Bianchini, K. J., Stanford, M. S. (2005). Latent structure of the Wisconsin Card Sorting Test: a confirmatory factor analytic study. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 20, 355-364.

Rossi, A., Daneluzzo, E., Tomassini, A., Struglia, F., Cavallaro, R., Smeraldi, E., Stratta, P. (2006). The effect of verbalization strategy on Wisconsin Card Sorting Test performance in schizophrenic patients receiving classical or atypical antipsychotics. BMC Psychiatry, 6, 3.

Links

Wikipedia. History of the Wisconsin Card Sort Task.

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