Batería Neuropsicológica de Funciones Ejecutivas y Lóbulos Frontales
Overview: Assessment of executive functions for Spanish speakers.
Age Range: 5-79
Completion Time: 60 minutes
Scores/Interpretation: Manual scoring
Publication Date: 2012
Identify spanish-speaking clients’ strengths and weaknesses.
For use with Spanish speakers, the BANFE consists of fifteen tasks widely used and validated in neuropsychological settings for assessing executive functions mediated primarily by the frontal lobes. This test helps clinicians conduct extensive and accurate assessment of damage and functional impairment of the frontal lobes and plan rehabilitation strategies.
- Tests include: Sorting Test, Verbal Fluency, Color Word Interference Test, Tower Test, Mazes, Gambling Test, Metamemory Test, Category Generation, Viso-Spatial Working memory (two different tasks), Verbal Working Memory (three tasks)
- Developed and standardized for Spanish-speaking populations
- Provides 30-item rating scale to measure frontal system behavioral syndromes