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Cambridge Neuropsychological Test Automated Battery (CANTAB) Connect
Please visit this website for more information about the instrument: Cambridge Neuropsychological Test Automated Battery (CANTAB) Connect
Permission required, needs to be licensed for use.
Exploratory: Parkinson's Disease (PD)
Short Description of Instrument
Purpose: The CANTAB Connect Research web-based testing platform aims to enrich cognitive research by enabling sensitive cognitive measures to be captured from subjects on a global scale with ease.
Overview: For CANTAB Connect, the 4 recommended tests for Parkinson disease cover episodic memory, recognition memory, executive abilities, and working memory.
Alternate versions? Yes
Available in non-English languages? Yes
Average time for completion: For CANTAB Connect 30-35 minutes for the PD-recommended battery of 4 tests.
Comments/Special Instructions
For CANTAB Connect, participants can register online and complete assessments at home (no need for supervision). Assessments are completed using a desktop computer or laptop. Studies can be advertised with their URL link providing direct access to the registration and assessment process.
Scoring and Psychometric Properties
Strengths: N/A
Weaknesses: Unlike CANTAB, there is no published research for CANTAB Connect in PD.
Key Reference: N/A
Additional References:
Backx R, Skirrow C, Dente P, Barnett JH, Cormack FK. Comparing Web-Based and Lab-Based Cognitive Assessment Using the Cambridge Neuropsychological Test Automated Battery: A Within-Subjects Counterbalanced Study. J Med Internet Res. 2020 Aug 4;22(8):e16792.
Cognitive research. Retrieved 23Mar2022 from:
Ferrar J, Griffith GJ, Skirrow C, Cashdollar N, Taptiklis N, Dobson J, Cree F, Cormack FK, Barnett JH, Munaf? MR. Developing Digital Tools for Remote Clinical Research: How to Evaluate the Validity and Practicality of Active Assessments in Field Settings. J Med Internet Res. 2021 Jun 18;23(6):e26004.
Karlsen RH, Karr JE, Saksvik SB, Lundervold AJ, Hjemdal O, Olsen A, Iverson GL, Skandsen T. Examining 3-month test-retest reliability and reliable change using the Cambridge Neuropsychological Test Automated Battery. Appl Neuropsychol Adult. 2022 Mar-Apr;29(2):146-154.
Robbins TW, James M, Owen AM, Sahakian BJ, McInnes L, Rabbitt P. Cambridge Neuropsychological Test Automated Battery (CANTAB): a factor analytic study of a large sample of normal elderly volunteers. Dementia. 1994 Sep-Oct;5(5):266-81.
Skirrow C, Cashdollar N, Granger K, Jennings S, Baker E, Barnett J, Cormack F. Test-retest reliability on the Cambridge Neuropsychological Test Automated Battery: Comment on Karlsen et al. (2020). Appl Neuropsychol Adult. 2021 Jan 6:1-3.
Smith PJ, Need AC, Cirulli ET, Chiba-Falek O, Attix DK. A comparison of the Cambridge Automated Neuropsychological Test Battery (CANTAB) with "traditional" neuropsychological testing instruments. J Clin Exp Neuropsychol. 2013;35(3):319-28.
Document last updated August 2022