Construct validity of selected Automated Neuropsychological Assessment Metrics (ANAM) battery measures

Clin Neuropsychol. 2001 Dec;15(4):498-507. doi: 10.1076/clin.15.4.498.1882.


The Automated Neuropsychological Assessment Metrics (ANAM) is a computerized library of tests designed to assess neurocognitive functioning across administrations (Kane & Reeves, 1997). This study was designed to examine neuropsychological constructs measured by selected ANAM measures and to compare them with traditional measures putatively assessing similar domains. The sample consisted of 191 outpatients with suspected neurocognitive dysfunction. Correlations and regressions indicated significant relationships between traditional and computerized tests measuring similar constructs. PCA results yielded a three-factor solution: Factor I (Processing Speed/Efficiency), Factor II (Retention/Memory), and Factor III (Working Memory).

Publication types

  • Validation Study

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Cognition Disorders / diagnosis*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Neuropsychological Tests*
  • Reproducibility of Results