Rey auditory‐verbal learning test: Structure analysis

Eli Vakil, Haya Blachstein

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Abstract

One of the major advantages of the Rey Auditory‐Verbal Learning Test (AVLT) is its multiple measures of learning and memory. This study evaluated empirically whether the different scores are, in fact, not merely different expressions of a single factor, but, rather, measures of different memory domains. The Rey AVLT was administered to 146 normal subjects. Factor analyses produced one, two, or three factors depending on the combination of scores included in the analysis and on the criteria used to determine the number of factors. The basic factors identified were acquisition and retention. The latter can be subdivided further into storage and retrieval, thus yielding a total of three factors.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)883-890
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Clinical Psychology
Volume49
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 1993

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