Cognitive Testing at iMind

Cognitive testing helps you better understand your brain’s health. As a form of neuropsych testing, it assesses your memory, concentration, verbal skills, and reasoning abilities. Your results are matched with a database of controls to see how your scores compare with others. Cognitive testing can also measure the effectiveness of treatments aimed at improving cognitive function over time.

  • Cognitive testing is an objective measure of your memory, concentration, verbal skills and reasoning abilities at a point in time
  • A custom treatment plan can be created to address deficiencies
  • Your initial results provide a baseline against which your progress can be measured
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What is Cognitive Testing?

Cognitive testing is designed to measure your brain’s thinking ability. This involves several skills, including.

  • Verbal ability – Your brain’s ability to understand and use language
  • Memory skill – The brain’s capacity to acquire, store, and recall information
  • Concentration ability – The ability to focus on one item, thought, or subject to the exclusion of all unrelated stimuli
  • Reasoning skill – Involves numerous skills involving critical thinking, including evaluation, analysis, identifying inconsistences, and synthesizing information

Cognitive testing is an invaluable tool for not only spotting problems, but also for establishing an effective treatment plan.

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How Does Cognitive Testing Work?

Cognitive testing at iMind is quick, easy, and painless. You will complete the assessment via a tablet computer. The test itself consists of questions designed to measure aspects of your cognitive health. After you have completed the assessment, your mental health professional will be provided with a copy of the report to review results with you.

Cognitive testing is fast, convenient, and engaging for our clients. Its sensitivity to cognitive changes make it an invaluable therapeutic tool.”

– Justin Baksh, LMHC, BC-TMH, Chief Executive Officer, iMind Mental Health Solutions

What Does Cognitive Testing Measure?

Cognitive testing involves completing several tasks. Each task measures a specific aspect of your cognitive ability. Here are a few examples of the tasks included in iMind’s cognitive testing:

  • Digit Span – One at a time, a series of numbers are presented on the screen. Users then enter the numbers in the order they were seen. This task assesses short-term memory.
  • Feature Match – Participants are presented with two boxes, each containing various abstract shapes, and determine if the boxes are identical or not. This task measures the ability to sustain attention.
  • Grammatical Reasoning – In this task, participants determine whether information presented (a statement accompanied by a visual) is true or false This task measures the ability to understand and make the correct conclusion accurately – otherwise known as verbal reasoning ability.
  • Monkey Ladder Boxes containing numbers appear in various places on the screen, and then disappear after a timed interval. Participants try to accurately recall which numbers appeared in which boxes, clicking on them in their order of numerical sequence. This task measures the ability to plan and execute based a visual situation, also known as visuospatial working memory.
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Does Insurance Cover Cognitive Testing?

The answer depends on your individual situation, your insurance company and your coverage. At iMind, we will verify coverage for you, letting you know whether cognitive testing is covered service for you or not, and, if so, how much the co-payments or deductibles would be. We also will find out if a referral or prior authorization is needed to participate in cognitive testing.

In the event your insurance does not cover cognitive testing, ask about our self-pay rates. We accept credit cards, HSA payments, as well as utilize a sliding scale when appropriate.

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How Do I Get Started?

Simply call our office or submit a form to have us contact you. We will take your information in order to verify insurance and schedule your initial appointment with us. You will receive an invitation to our patient portal where you can fill out your pre-appointment paperwork.

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