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Corsi Block Tapping Task

Resources and information for using the Corsi Block Tapping Task with Inquisit.

Scripts

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

Corsi Block Tapping Task
This script runs the Corsi Block Tapping Task for measuring visual and working memory capacity.
Inquisit 4 Download Script View Demo Last Updated: Jul 12, 2013, 11:23AM
Inquisit 3 Download Script View Demo Last Updated: Oct 3, 2012, 10:06AM
Corsi Block Tapping Task (Backwards)
This script implements the Corsi Block Tapping Task with instructions to recall the pattern backwards as described in Kessels et al (2008).
Inquisit 4 Download Script View Demo Last Updated: Dec 17, 2013, 4:12PM

Selected Bibliography

Corsi, P. M. (1972). Human memory and the medial temporal region of the brain. Dissertation Abstracts International, 34 (02), 891B. (University Microfilms No. AAI05–77717).

Smirni, P., Villardita, C., & Zappalà, G. (1983). Influence of different paths on spatial memory performance in the Block-Tapping Test. Journal of Clinical Neuropsychology, 5, 355–359.

Trojano, L., Chiacchio, L., De Luca, G., Fragassi, N. A., & Grossi, D. (1994). Effects of testing procedure on Corsi’s Block-Tapping Task in normal subjects and Alzheimer-type dementia. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 78, 859–863.

Berch, D. B, Krikorian R. & Huha E. M. (1998) . The Corsi Block-Tapping Task: Methodological and Theoretical Considerations. Brain and Cognition, 38, 317–338.

Kessels, Roy P. C. , van Zandvoort, Martine J. E. , Postma, Albert , Kappelle, L. Jaap and de Haan, Edward H. F.(2000) 'The Corsi Block-Tapping Task: Standardization and Normative Data', Applied Neuropsychology, 7:4, 252 — 258

Kessels, R.P.C., van den Berg, E., Ruis, C., & Brands, A.M. A. (2008). "The Backward Span of the Corsi Block-Tapping Task and Its Association With the WAIS-III Digit Span". Assessment, 15, 426–34.

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