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Adult Cognition, Language and Neuropsychology -

Benton Visual Retention TestŪ - Fifth Edition
Abigail Benton Sivan, 1991

Assess visual perception, memory and visuoconstructive abilities

Age Range:
8 years to adult

Individual - 15 to 20 minutes

More than 50 years of proven clinical utility is the hallmark of Benton Visual Retention TestŪ. This test has proven its sensitivity to reading disabilities, nonverbal learning disabilities, traumatic brain injury, Attention-Deficit Disorder, Alzheimer's, and other forms of dementia. Besides easy administration, this test also features updated normative data, expanded scoring examples, and a detailed review of research conducted with the test.

This update of the Benton Visual Retention TestŪ assesses visual perception and visual constructional problems, with special features including: 

Each of the 3 test forms consists of 10 designs presented one-by-one. The examinee reproduces the drawings in the Response Booklet-Record Form. The 3 alternate, equivalent forms of the Benton Visual Retention Test allow for retesting while minimizing practice effects. Interrater scoring is highly reliable (r = .95 to .97).

Available Products


Complete kit: Includes manual, stimulus booklet (all 30 designs), scoring template and 25 response booklets/record forms
Additional copies of materials:
Response booklets/record forms, pack of 25
Stimulus booklet
Scoring template