Paired Associates Learning Test

FREE for use with an Inquisit Lab or Inquisit Web license.

Available Test Forms

Spatial Paired Associates Learning Task

Participants are shown the contents of 6 boxes in the study phase and then identify which box each item belongs in the recall phase.
Duration: 8 minutes
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Verbal Paired Associates Learning Task

A paired associates learning task modeled after the Verbal Paied Associates test in the Wechsler Memory Scale.
Duration: 30 minutes
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Google ScholarSearch Google Scholar for peer-reviewed, published research using the Inquisit Paired Associates Learning Test.

Gregg, A. & Sedikides, C. (2010). Narcissistic Fragility: Rethinking Its Links to Explicit and Implicit Self-esteem, Self and Identity, 9:2, 142-161 (p.148)

rewartha, K.M., Garcia, A., Wolpert, D.M., & Flanagan, J.R. (2014). Fast But Fleeting: Adaptive Motor Learning Processes Associated with Aging and Cognitive Decline. The Journal of Neuroscience, 34(40), 13411–13421.

Thiruselvam, I., Vogt, E.M, & James B. Hoelzle, J.B. (2015). The Interchangeability of CVLT-II and WMS-IV Verbal Paired Associates Scores: A Slightly Different Story. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 30, 248–255.