A computer-based reading test for use as an index of premorbid general intellectual level in North American English-speaking adults.

@article{Letz2003ACR,
  title={A computer-based reading test for use as an index of premorbid general intellectual level in North American English-speaking adults.},
  author={Richard Letz and Colleen Diiorio and Patricia Osborne Shafer and Katherine A. Yeager and Thomas R. Henry and Donald L. Schomer},
  journal={Neurotoxicology},
  year={2003},
  volume={24 4-5},
  pages={503-12}
}
Brief tests of vocabulary or reading ability are often used as an index of general intellectual level to hypothesize deficits in patients, to establish comparability of comparison groups, and as a covariate of performance on other neuropsychological tests. We evaluated a new variant of a reading test for potential use in estimating premorbid general intellectual ability and implementation as a computerized-adaptive test. A total of 319 outpatients who participated in an epilepsy self-management… CONTINUE READING