Poppelreuter-Ghent's Overlapping Figures Test: its sensitivity to age, and its clinical use.

  title={Poppelreuter-Ghent's Overlapping Figures Test: its sensitivity to age, and its clinical use.},
  author={Sergio Della Sala and Marcella Laiacona and Hans Spinnler and Carolina Trivelli},
  journal={Archives of clinical neuropsychology : the official journal of the National Academy of Neuropsychologists},
  volume={10 6},
This study aims to identify the cognitive variables involved in a task of visual recognition of meaningful and meaningless two-dimensional line-drawings of shapes; the Poppelreuter-Ghent Overlapping Figures Test. It was found that the performance of healthy controls was influenced by age and education, but not sex. Age and education adjusted norms are set forth. Meaningful patterns were better recognised than meaningless ones. Number of overlapping patterns, direction, and degree of rotation… CONTINUE READING

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