Digit Span Three-Trial Test

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Digit Span Three-Trial Test

The Digit Span Three-Trial Test (Truter, 2018) is a digit span test based on the descriptions by Lezak, Howieson & Tranel (2012), where if an examinee is not able to do two trials of the forwards or backwards spans, they are given a third trial to test the limits.

The instructions for administration and scoring, and the number sequences, are provided through the links below:

Digit Span Three-Trial Test Instructions – English administration

Digit Span Three-Trial Test Form – for non-English examinee

References:

  • Lezak, M. D., Howieson, D. B., Bigler, E. D., & Tranel, D. (2012). Neuropsychological Assessment (Vol. V). Oxford, USA: Oxford University Press.
  • Truter, S. (2018). Digit Span Three-Trial Test. Cape Town, South Africa: Unpublished test.