Neuropsychological Test Battery (NTB)

Harrison J


Basic description

The NTB consists of 9 validated components:

- Wechsler Memory Scale visual immediate (WMVis-I)
- Wechsler Memory Scale verbal immediate (WMVer-I)
- Rey Auditory Verbal Learning Test (RAVLT) immediate (RAVLT-I)
- Wechsler Memory Digit Span (VMDS)
- Controlled Word Association Test (COWAT)
- Category Fluency Test (CFT)
- Wechsler Memory Scale visual delayed (WMVis-D)
- Wechsler Memory Scale verbal delayed (WMVer-D)
- RAVLT delayed (RAVLT-D)


Harrison J

All elements of the NTB (except the Rey Auditory Verbal Learning Test and the Category Fluency Test) are copyrighted by Pearson Inc.

The Rey Auditory Verbal Learning Test is copyrighted by Harvard University Press citing EM Taylor (1959) Psychological appraisal of children with cerebral deficits. Harvard University Press.

The Category Fluency Test is copyrighted by Par Inc.
To measure drug efficacy in Alzheimer's disease clinical trials
Therapeutic area
  • Nervous System Diseases
  • Mental Disorders
Therapeutic indication

Alzheimer Disease

Type of Clinical Outcome Assessment (COA)
  • perfo PerfO
Original language(s)
  • English for the USA
21 translation(s)
Bibliographic reference(s) of the original questionnaire

Harrison J, Minassian SL, Jenkins L, Black RS, Koller M, Grundman M. A neuropsychological test battery for use in Alzheimer disease clinical trials. Arch Neurol. 2007 Sep;64(9):1323-9 (PubMed abstract)

Harrison J, Caveney A. 10 years of the Neuropsychological Test Battery (NTB). PRO Newsletter. Fall Issue. 2011

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