Faux Pas Test (FPT)

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Faux Pas Test

A test of Theory-of-Mind (ToM) abilities that require social sensitivity (Stone et al, 1998, Gregory et al, 2002). Millisecond Software's test uses Pennington's et al (2023) materials, made available under the Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
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Duration: 7 minutes
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Last Updated
May 15, 2024, 5:07PM


Google ScholarSearch Google Scholar for peer-reviewed, published research using the Inquisit Faux Pas Test (FPT).

Stone, V. E., Baron-Cohen, S., & Knight, R. T. (1998). Frontal Lobe Contributions to Theory of Mind. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 10(5), 640–656. https://doi.org/10.1162/089892998562942

Gregory, C., Lough, S., Stone, V., Erzinclioglu, S., Martin, L., Baron-Cohen, S., & Hodges, J. R. (2002). Theory of mind in patients with frontal variant frontotemporal dementia and Alzheimer’s disease: Theoretical and practical implications. Brain: A Journal of Neurology, 125(4), 752–764. https:// doi.org/10.1093/brain/awf079

Pennington, C. R., Oxtoby, M. C.-S.-Y., & Shaw, D. J. (2023). Social cognitive disruptions in multiple sclerosis: The role of executive (dys)function. Neuropsychology. https://doi.org/10.1037~neu0000917 https://osf.io/2bhmy/