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The NART was specifically designed to provide a means of estimating the premorbid intelligence levels of adult patients suspected of suffering from intellectual deterioration.
The NART-R is a revision of the NART comprising 61 words with irregular pronunciations in North American English. It was standardized on participants from the USA and Canada.
Synonyms: National Adult Reading Test revised for use in North America
Definition contributed by PWright about eight months ago

Descendant of: reading (overt)NART
NART-R has been asserted to measure the following CONCEPTS
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CONTRASTS

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INDICATORS

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"This task and its attributes were duplicated from NART on July 27, 2016."
PWright (about eight months ago)

Term History

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Definition contributed by PWright about eight months ago:The NART was specifically designed to provide a means of estimating the premorbid intelligence levels of adult patients suspected of suffering from intellectual deterioration. The NART comprises a list of 50 words printed in order of increasing difficulty. The words are relatively short in order to avoid the possible adverse effects of stimulus complexity on the reading of dementing subjects, and they are all 'irregular' with respect to the common rules of pronunciation in order to minimise the possibility of reading by phonemic decoding rather than word recognition. The subject reads aloud down the list of words and the number of errors made is recorded. WAIS Verbal, Performance and Full-Scale IQs can be predicted from this reading error score by inserting it into the appropriate formulae. (Hazel E. Nelson, 1982)

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Term Bibliography

The National Adult Reading Test (NART)
Hazel E. Nelson & Jonathan Willison
1991
Citation added by PWright about eight months ago
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Premorbid intelligence estimation and level of dementia in Alzheimer's disease.
Maddrey AM, Cullum CM, Weiner MF, Filley CM
(J Int Neuropsychol Soc)
1996 Nov
Citation added by PWright about eight months ago
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