About this episode
This episode focuses on Dr Nicole Sugden’s research using neuropsychological assessment tools and uses this work as the basis for a discussion of the importance of psychometric evaluation of assessment tools in general. In particular, we discuss Dr Sugden’s fascinating findings in the areas of premorbid functioning and prospective memory.
Dr Nicole Sugden is a Lecturer with the School of Psychology, Charles Sturt University based in Bathurst, Australia. If you want to keep up to date with Nicole’s research you can visit her Research Gate profile
or keep in touch on Twitter (@SudgenNicole).
Research papers discussed in this episode
Thomas, M. D., Sugden, N., McGrath, A., Rohr, P., Weekes, C., & Skilbeck, C. E. (2020). Investigating the Test of Premorbid Functioning (TOPF) in predicting Wechsler Abbreviated Scale of Intelligence - Second edition (WASI-II) scores in an Australian sample. Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, 17, 1–25. https://doi.org/10.1080/09602011.2020.1842213
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Cite this episode
MacDonald, J. B. (Host). (2021, September 30). Psychometrics and psychological assessment tools with Dr Nicole Sugden (No. 6) [Audio podcast episode]. In Psych Attack. www.psychattack.com