Improving Assessment of Executive Functioning in Culturally Diverse Older Adults
Neuropsychological evaluations are often used to help doctors determine how well an individual can live independently. However, many of the tests neuropsychologists use were developed on non-Hispanic White individuals and are not as accurate in culturally diverse individuals. The goal of this study is to determine which measures are best for assessing functioning in culturally-diverse individuals so that neuropsychologists have a better understanding of how improve the accuracy of their assessments.
- All genders
- Over 18 years old
- Healthy Volunteers
- In Person
Who can participate?
Gender: All genders
Age: Over 18 years old
Volunteers: Healthy Volunteers
Location: In Person
- Must identify as non-White or Hispanic White.
- Must be at least 60 years of age.
- Must be able to speak/read English at about an 5th grade level.
- Cannot have any uncorrected hearing, visual, or motor difficulties that would prevent them from understanding task instructions or using a pen/pencil.
Will I be paid for my time?