Halstead-Reitan Neuropsychological Battery

/hawl"sted ruy"tan/
a group of tests used in the neuropsychological assessment of cognitive functions, as attention, memory, or the ability to make abstractions.
[after U.S. neuropsychologists Ward C. Halstead (1908-69) and Ralph M. Reitan (born 1922), who developed it]

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