This poster was Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Society for Experimental NeuroTherapeutics (ASENT)
15-17 March 2017
Washington DC/Rockville MD
Computerized tests benefit from automated scoring procedures and standardized administrator instructions. These methods can reduce the potential for rater error.
However, especially in patients with severe mental illnesses and neurologic disorders, the equivalency of traditional and tablet-based tests cannot be assumed.
The Brief Assessment of Cognition in Schizophrenia (BACS) is a pen-and-paper cognitive assessment tool that has been used in hundreds of research studies and
clinical trials, and has normative data available for generating age- and gendercorrected standardized scores. A tablet-based version of the BACS called the BAC App
has been developed.
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