[The Verbal Learning and Retention Test. A useful and differentiated tool in evaluating verbal memory performance]

Schweiz Arch Neurol Psychiatr (1985). 1990;141(1):21-30.
[Article in German]


An American version of a psychometric test for clinical assessment and differentiation of verbal memory and learning ability (AVLT = auditory verbal learning test by Rey) was translated into German and evaluated in a population of 100 healthy adult subjects. The theoretical basis for this test and its diagnostic usefulness will be reported and discussed.

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Humans
  • Memory*
  • Memory, Short-Term
  • Mental Recall*
  • Neuropsychological Tests*
  • Paired-Associate Learning
  • Reference Values
  • Retention, Psychology*
  • Verbal Learning*