Factor analysis of four measures of prefrontal lobe functioning.

  title={Factor analysis of four measures of prefrontal lobe functioning.},
  author={Kyle Brauer Boone and Marcel Pont{\'o}n and Richard L. Gorsuch and Jose J. Gonzalez and Bruce L. Miller},
  journal={Archives of clinical neuropsychology : the official journal of the National Academy of Neuropsychologists},
  volume={13 7},
The Wisconsin Card Sorting Test, Stroop Test, Verbal Fluency (FAS), and Auditory Consonant Trigrams are commonly used measures of prefrontal lobe dysfunction. However, insufficient data are available regarding the specific functions assessed by these tests and the relationship of the tests to each other. These four tests, as well as measures of IQ, memory, attention, and processing speed, were administered to 250 subjects (138 patients and 112 controls). Factor analysis yielded three factors… CONTINUE READING

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