BOSTON NAMING TEST (BNT)

n. a test in word retrieval designed for patients experiencing language disturbance such as those caused by dementia, stroke, and Alzheimer's disease. It employs a 60-item fluency test in which a participant is asked to name each object. Developed by U.S. neuopsychologist Edith Kaplan (1924- ).

BOSTON NAMING TEST (BNT): "Using 60 different items ranging from common to rare, the Boston Naming Test (BNT) evaluates any impairment in naming objects (aphasia)."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BOSTON NAMING TEST (BNT)," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/boston-naming-test-bnt/ (accessed October 16, 2019).
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