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is a measure of short term visual memory that has been designed for use both as a clinical tool and a research instrument. In the VPT, the subject is presented with matrix patterns of black and white squares in grids of varying size and required to memorize a series of black and white checkerboard-like patterns of increasing complexity. Such matrix patterns are virtually impossible to code verbally.
Definition contributed by NPicchetti about seven years ago

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"Initial definition retrieved from on April 15, 2011"
NPicchetti (about seven years ago)

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