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Benton Visual Form Discrimination Test, The Benton, Benton visual retention test

(bent′ŏn)


[Arthur Lester Benton, U.S. neuropsychologist, 1909-2006]
A test to gauge visual perception and the ability to recall objects that have been seen. The subject looks at ten different images, which he or she then tries to draw faithfully from memory. The degree to which the drawings made conform to and deviate from the original images is scored. The Benton is used to measure brain damage, learning disability (primarily in children), and degenerative brain diseases like dementia (in which adults demonstrate a progressively worsening inability to learn or recall new information).

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Benton Visual Form Discrimination Test, the Benton, Benton Visual Retention Test." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/758696/all/Benton_Visual_Form_Discrimination_Test__The_Benton__Benton_visual_retention_test.
Benton Visual Form Discrimination Test, The Benton, Benton visual retention test. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/758696/all/Benton_Visual_Form_Discrimination_Test__The_Benton__Benton_visual_retention_test. Accessed July 16, 2019.
Benton Visual Form Discrimination Test, The Benton, Benton visual retention test. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/758696/all/Benton_Visual_Form_Discrimination_Test__The_Benton__Benton_visual_retention_test
Benton Visual Form Discrimination Test, the Benton, Benton Visual Retention Test [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 July 16]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/758696/all/Benton_Visual_Form_Discrimination_Test__The_Benton__Benton_visual_retention_test.
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