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Test Procedure: Hamm and Curtis (1980) The standard instructions for each task were played on a cassette tape to assure standardization across a variety of test conditions and administrators. Up to 3 clients were tested in a single session. Standard test times were utilized and standard raw scores were recorded. Test Procedure: Leslie, Davidson, and Batey (1985) The hand preference was determined by the Harris Tests of Lateral Dominance (Harris, 1958). Psychometric assessments were made of both dyslexic and control groups. This data is illustrated in Appendix F, Table 1. The placement part of the Purdue Pegboard Test was administered exactly as prescribed for the original test. Scoring Scores are derived for each part of the test. The scores for the pin (peg) placement subtests consist of the number of pins inserted in the time period for each hand. The score for the bimanual condition consists of the total number of pairs of pins inserted. The assembly score refers to the number of parts assembled (see Source). Scoring Application Lafayette Instrument Company has developed a Purdue Pegboard Scoring Application that is available for iOS and Android. This application assists administrators in all areas of the testing process by standardizing adminstration through easily set up test batteries with optionally read instructions, creating organizational norms, and keeping track of individualized data. 7
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Lafayette Instrument Purdue Pegboard Test PO Box 5729 Lafayette, IN 47903 USA . Phone: (765) 423-1505 8 Demographic Effect Age Performance improves during childhood and slows withadvancing age (Agnew et al., 1988; Brito & Santos-Morales, 2002; DesRosiers et al., 1995; Gardner & Broman, 1979; Mathiowetz et al., 1986; McCurry et al., 2001; Wilson et al., 1982). Gender Females tend to perform better than males (e.g., Agnew et al.,1988; Brito & Santos-Morales, 2002; DesRosiers et al., 1995; Mathiowetz et al., 1986; Peters, 1990; Sattler & Engelhardt, 1982; Yeudall et al., 1986; but see Costa et al., 1963, who did not find sex-related differences). Gender differences in fine manual dexterity may be confounded by gender differences in finger size. Peters et al. (1990) reported that when measures of index finger and thumb thickness were used as covariates, gender differences in performance disappeared. Further, negative correlations between performance and finger size were observed in both men and women. The implication is that, for most men, the fingers are of a size that is relatively unsuitable for this task. With larger-sized pegs, men may no longer be at a disadvantage. Education Education appears to be unrelated to performance (Costa et al., 1963; McCurry et al., 2001; Yeudall et al., 1986) Handedness In general, performance is better with the preferred than with the nonpreferred hand (e.g., Brito & Santos-Morales, 2002; DesRosiers et al., 1995; Judge & Stirling, 2003; Triggs et al., 2000).
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