Performance discrepancies on the Boston Naming Test in African-American and non-Hispanic White American young adults.
Appl Neuropsychol Adult 2017 Nov 21:1-11. Epub 2017 Nov 21.
a Psychology and the Neuroscience Institute , Georgia State University , Atlanta , Georgia , USA.
The Boston Naming Test (BNT) is one of the most commonly used naming measures in neuropsychology. Although research in the older adult population has shown that African-American (AA) adults perform more poorly on the BNT than non-Hispanic White American (WA) adults, these findings have yet to be replicated in younger adults. The BNT and measures of word reading (WJ-Letter Word ID) and vocabulary (Wechsler Abbreviated Scale of Intelligence Vocabulary) were administered to 50 WA and 33 AA young adults. Read More