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a psychological test in which participants have to say as many words as possible from a category in a given time (usually 60 seconds), this category can be semantic, such as animals or fruits, or phonemic, such as words that begin with letter p.

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category fluency test has been asserted to measure the following CONCEPTS
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Experimental conditions are the subsets of an experiment that define the relevant experimental manipulation.


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In the Cognitive Atlas, we define a contrast as any function over experimental conditions. The simplest contrast is the indicator value for a specific condition; more complex contrasts include linear or nonlinear functions of the indicator across different experimental conditions.

number of correct responses

An indicator is a specific quantitative or qualitative variable that is recorded for analysis. These may include behavioral variables (such as response time, accuracy, or other measures of performance) or physiological variables (including genetics, psychophysiology, or brain imaging data).


Verbal and design fluency in patients with frontal lobe lesions.
Baldo JV, Shimamura AP, Delis DC, Kramer J, Kaplan E
(J Int Neuropsychol Soc)
2001 Jul

Category fluency test: effects of age, gender and education on total scores, clustering and switching in Brazilian Portuguese-speaking subjects.
Brucki SM, Rocha MS
Brazilian journal of medical and biological research = Revista brasileira de pesquisas medicas e biologicas / Sociedade Brasileira de Biofisica ... [et al.] (Braz J Med Biol Res)
2004 Dec

Category fluency test: normative data for English- and Spanish-speaking elderly.
Acevedo A, Loewenstein DA, Barker WW, Harwood DG, Luis C, Bravo M, Hurwitz DA, Aguero H, Greenfield L, Duara R
(J Int Neuropsychol Soc)
2000 Nov