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VERGED Verbal Memory Test

S. Etzel & L. F. Hornke
Neuro
Traffic
Sport
HR

Application

Assesses verbal memory.
The ability to memorize processes or sequences in at least the short term and to reproduce them correctly is a very good predictor of success in various fields of work, especially in connection with manufacturing & safety assessments. This adaptive test assesses verbal memory on the basis of orientation ability through the learning of point sequences. It is therefore used successfully in personnel recruitment and development.

Administration

Between three and nine bus stops with street names appear one after the other on a street map. In the subsequent test phase the respondent is asked to reproduce the bus stops in the right order.

Test forms

S1: Short form
S2: Standard form
S3: Long form – increased measurement precision

Scoring

The following main variable is scored:

Verbal memory: Measure of the ability to remember verbal information in the short time and reproduce it.

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

Test type

Special Intelligence Tests

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

German
Spanish

Duration

approx. 18-38 minutes, depending on test form

Age

Norms for ages 16+.