Encyclopedia of Clinical Neuropsychology

2018 Edition
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Kaufman Adult Intelligence Test

  • Noelle E. CarlozziEmail author
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-57111-9_1063

Synonyms

KAIT

Description

The Kaufman Adult Intelligence Test (KAIT; Kaufman and Kaufman 1993) is a theoretically driven intelligence test designed to measure both adolescent and adult intelligence and provide clinical and neuropsychological data for individuals 11-85 plus years of age. The KAIT consists of a Core Battery (60 min administration time) and an Expanded Battery (requiring an additional 26 min to complete; Table 1). The Core Battery consists of six subtests; three focus on crystallized intelligence, or verbal and school-related skills (Definitions, Auditory Comprehension, and Double Meanings), and three on fluid intelligence, or nonverbal skills and the ability to solve new problems (Rebus Learning, Logical Steps, and Mystery Codes). The Expanded battery includes an additional four subtests: Memory for Block Designs (can be used for an invalidated Fluid subtest), Famous Faces (can be used for an invalidated Crystallized subtest), Rebus Delayed Recall, and Auditory Delayed...
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Physical Medicine and RehabilitationUniversity of MichiganAnn ArborUSA