Inquisit Test Variants

Symbol Search - English

A symbol search task measuring processing speed similar to the subtest of the WISC and WAIS.

Duration: 2.5 minutes

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Find peer-reviewed, published research using the Inquisit Symbol Search

Carone, Patton, Bums, Starrat, Natale, Simpson, . . . Puranik. (2000). Pediatric closed head injury: Using symbol search as a substitute on the WISC-III. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 15(8), 795.

Sweet, L., Paskavitz, J., Oconnor, M., Browndyke, J., Wellen, J., & Cohen, R. (2005). FMRI correlates of the WAISIII Symbol Search subtest. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 11(4), 471-476.

Liebel, S., Clark, U., Xu, X., Riskin-Jones, H., Hawkshead, B., Schwarz, N., . . . Sweet, L. (2015). An FMRI-Compatible Symbol Search Task. 21(3), 231-238.

Ebaid, Deena, Crewther, Sheila G., MacCalman, Kirsty, Brown, Alyse, & Crewther, Daniel P. (2017). Cognitive Processing Speed across the Lifespan: Beyond the Influence of Motor Speed. Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, 9.