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The Big/Little Circle test assesses comprehension, learning and reversal. It is also intended to train participants in the general idea of following and reversing a rule, before proceeding to the Intra/Extradimensional Shift test (IED), so should ideally precede the IED task in a battery. Participants must first touch the smaller of the two circles displayed, then, after 20 trials, touch the larger circle for 20 further trials.
Synonyms: (BLC)
Definition contributed by VSochat about two years ago
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REVISION 3

Definition contributed by VSochat about two years ago:The Big/Little Circle test assesses comprehension, learning and reversal. It is also intended to train participants in the general idea of following and reversing a rule, before proceeding to the Intra/Extradimensional Shift test (IED), so should ideally precede the IED task in a battery. Participants must first touch the smaller of the two circles displayed, then, after 20 trials, touch the larger circle for 20 further trials.

REVISION 2

Definition contributed by CTorgerson about five years ago:The Big/Little Circle test assesses comprehension, learning and reversal. It is also intended to train participants in the general idea of following and reversing a rule, before proceeding to the Intra/Extradimensional Shift test (IED), so should ideally precede the IED task in a battery. Participants must first touch the smaller of the two circles displayed, then, after 20 trials, touch the larger circle for 20 further trials.

REVISION 1

Definition contributed by CTorgerson about five years ago:The Big/Little Circle test assesses comprehension, learning and reversal. It is also intended to train participants in the general idea of following and reversing a rule, before proceeding to the Intra/Extradimensional Shift test (IED), so should ideally precede the IED task in a battery.

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