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5POINT 5-Point Test – Langensteinbach Version

K. Rodewald, M. Weisbrod & S. Aschenbrenner
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Application

Assesses divergent thinking and figural fluency.
The test is used in the investigation of mental and neurological disorders. It assesses deficits and is useful in preparing therapeutic interventions.

Administration

The test consists of squares, each of which contains five dots (like the number five on a dice). The dots can be connected by means of straight lines. Respondents produce as many patterns as they can within two minutes.

Test forms

One test form.

Scoring

The following main variable is scored:
Figural fluency: The ability to maintain the production of ideas (total number of patterns produced).

The additional variables Number of patterns consistent with the rules and Perseveration function as aids to interpretation of the main variable. They indicate how many patterns were shown once (consistent with the rules) or repeatedly (repetition errors).

The different strategies used to generate ideas for new patterns (addition, subtraction, same number of lines and rotation/reflection) are also scored.

 

 

Scoring elements

Table
Profile
Working time
Confidence interval
Profile analysis
Test protocol
Item analysis protocol
Progress chart
Special diagrammatic representation of results
Personalized Word report

1 Interval table: Summary of differences in performance over the course of the test (in 10-second intervals).

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Test information

adaptive
modular
language-free item material
parallel test form
conforms to the Rasch-model
additional device required
high level of test security
wide norm spectrum
test form available for online presentation - open mode
links to CogniPlus
supervisor-supported testing

Languages

Dutch
English
French
German
Hungarian

Duration

approx. 5 minutes

Age

Norms for ages 16+.

Special features

Notes on interpretation for various areas of application.