Research and Funding

Instruments to Detect Cognitive Impairment in Older Adults

Three Word Recall (Three Word Memory Test)

Administration Method: 
Administration Time: 
3-4 min (126); <5 min (110)
Level of Expertise to Administer: 
Measures Change Over Time: 
Sample Source: 
Target Age Range: 
79 yrs (110)
Education Level Required to Understand Test: 
Special Population Samples: 
No information identified
Cognitive Domains Assessed: 


Reference Number Title Citation PMID DOI
126 A review of screening tests for cognitive impairment. Cullen B, O'Neill B, Evans JJ, Coen RF, Lawlor BA J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2007 Aug;78(8):790-9. Epub 2006 Dec 18. 17178826 10.1136/jnnp.2006.095414
110 Screening for dementia: a review of self- and informant-assessment instruments Nicolas Cherbuin, Kaarin J. Anstey and Darren M. Lipnicki. International Psychogeriatrics (2008), 20:3, 431–458 18289452 10.1017/s104161020800673x