Encyclopedia of Clinical Neuropsychology

2018 Edition
| Editors: Jeffrey S. Kreutzer, John DeLuca, Bruce Caplan

Expressive One-Word Picture Vocabulary Test

  • Stacy FrauwirthEmail author
  • David Michalec
  • Nathan Henninger
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-57111-9_1544

Synonyms

EOWPVT/ROWPVT

Description

The Expressive One-Word Picture Vocabulary Test–4 (EOWPVT-4) and the Receptive One-Word Picture Vocabulary Test-4 (ROWPVT-4) are the latest (Martin & Brownell, 2010/2011) versions of popular instruments designed to evaluate a person’s knowledge of English-speaking vocabulary. The tests are norm-referenced and designed to be used with individuals between the ages of 2 years, 0 months to 80+ years. The EOWPVT-4 and ROWPVT-4 are co-normed to allow for more comprehensive assessment of vocabulary breadth and to facilitate comparison of expressive and receptive vocabulary skills. Both tests also have Spanish-bilingual versions (EOWPVT-4:SBE and ROWPVT-4:SBE) (Martin, 2013a, b) which can be administered in Spanish, English, or a combination of both languages.

The English version test kits consist of 190 test plates in a spiral-bound easel. The Spanish-bilingual version kits have 180 test plates. For the EOWPVT-4, the examiner shows the examinee a series of...

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References and Reading

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Stacy Frauwirth
    • 1
    Email author
  • David Michalec
    • 2
  • Nathan Henninger
    • 3
  1. 1.Academic Therapy PublicationsNovatoUSA
  2. 2.Division of Psychology Ohio State University Nationwide Children’s HospitalDevelopmental Assessment ProgramColumbusUSA
  3. 3.Department of PediatricsNationwide Children’s Hospital College of Medicine, Ohio State UniversityColumbusUSA