Encyclopedia of Clinical Neuropsychology

2018 Edition
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Hooper Visual Organization Test

  • Melissa ButtaroEmail author
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-57111-9_1372

Synonyms

HVOT

Description

The Hooper Visual Organization Test (HVOT; Hooper 1958) is a 30-item screening instrument that measures visual organizational skills. It consists of line drawings of simple objects that have been cut into pieces and rearranged, such as in a puzzle (see Fig. 1). The examinee’s task is to name what each object would be if the pieces were put back together. Successful performance on this task depends on primary visual analytic skills, the capacity to integrate or synthesize fragmented pieces of an object into a gestalt, and the ability to label objects either verbally or in writing (Hooper 1983).
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PsychiatryThe Miriam HospitalProvidenceUSA