Older persons' reactions to computerized testing versus traditional testing by psychometrists

Robert J. Ivnik, James F. Malec, Eric G. Tangalos, Thomas H. Crook

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Abstract

Three hundred and seventy-three older normal persons rated their reactions to traditional testing versus computer-based testing in an effort to examine whether older persons are less accepting of computerized assessment techniques. Neither approach was rated as very similar to, or dissimilar from, 'activities I do often'. Traditional approaches were slightly better 'enjoyed' and also perceived as slightly more 'reasonable ways to evaluate reasoning and memory.'

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)149-151
Number of pages3
JournalClinical Neuropsychologist
Volume10
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jun 5 1996

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuropsychology and Physiological Psychology
  • Developmental and Educational Psychology
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)
  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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    Ivnik, R. J., Malec, J. F., Tangalos, E. G., & Crook, T. H. (1996). Older persons' reactions to computerized testing versus traditional testing by psychometrists. Clinical Neuropsychologist, 10(2), 149-151.