The California Verbal Learning Test® - Third Edition (CVLT3)

Ages 16.0-90:0 years


Explore learning and memory strategies and processes

The CVLT®3 is the most comprehensive and detailed assessment of verbal learning and memory for older adolescents and adults ages 16 and older. In this assessment, an examinee listens to series of words and is then asked to recall the terms and the category to which they belong. The CVLT is considered to be the most sensitive measure of episodic verbal learning.


Users & Applications

Clinicians can use the revision of this classic test to help:

  • Assess individuals who have been diagnosed with traumatic brain injury (TBI), dementias, schizophrenia, ADHD, or neurological disorders
  • Test the degree to which a person can return to work, perform complex activities of daily living, and live independently
  • Evaluate insufficient effort or malingering to reduce false results


Features & Benefits

  • Full restandardisation based on education, region, ethnicity, and age
  • Additional scores allow for more in-depth analysis of errors (intrusions and repetitions)
  • Available on Q-interactive and includes more robust scoring and reporting, including full Word-based score reports


Content and Administration

  • Standard and Alternate forms can be administered in 30 minutes, with an additional 30-minutes for delay scores.
  • The Brief form features lists of nine words in three categories and can be administered in only 15 minutes, plus an additional 15 minutes for delay scores.


How does a Q-interactive user add this test?

Individuals with the CVLT-II in their licence, as well as all Standard 7+ or TPP licence holders, will have CVLT3 automatically added to their account free of charge. Other users can add CVLT3 after it is released.

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