Memory Testing (Children and Adults)

The WMS-IV is the most widely used measure memory function is designed to be used in conjunction with the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale - Fourth Edition. A person's performance is reported as five Index Scores: Auditory Memory, Visual Memory, Visual Working Memory, Immediate Memory, and Delayed Memory. This can help determine a baseline in cognition, cognitive changes including dementia or determine functioning following traumatic brain injury. (TBI).

Children: As a screener or diagnostic instrument, CMS measures learning in a variety of memory dimensions:

  • Attention and working memory

  • Verbal and visual memory

  • Short- and long-delay memory

  • Recall and recognition

  • Learning characteristics