The Construction of a Chinese Picture Naming Test and Its Preliminary Normative Data
We will construct a Chinese Picture Naming test which include 60 items with various word frequency and familiarity and is arranged by their familiarity in daily life.
Then we will collect the normative data for this test using normal subjects of various age and educational level.
|Study Design:||Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
|Official Title:||The Construction of a Chinese Picture Naming Test and Its Preliminary Normative Data|
- naming accuracy [ Time Frame: 10 minutes ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
- naming agreement [ Time Frame: 10 min ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
- image agreement [ Time Frame: 10 min ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
|Study Start Date:||May 2007|
|Study Completion Date:||September 2007|
|Primary Completion Date:||June 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
university student living in Taiwan for more than 5 years No known neurological, psychiatric or speech language disorders
normal subjects 20-80 y/o Living in Taiwan for at least 5 years No know neurological, psychiatric and speech-language disorders
In this study, we will first construct a Chinese Picture Naming Testing following the format of Boston Naming test. We will use the original 60 items from BNT and also choose another 100 items of objects with various frequency using the word frequency data from the Linguistic Corpus of the Academia Sinica. Colored pictures will be constructed accordingly. University students will be recruited to name the pictures and to judge the familiarity and image agreement for these pictures. Then, we will choose 60 pictures of according to the principles of 1. high image agreement 2. high naming agreement 3. including items of various familiarity and word frequency 4. double or triple phoneme words 5. including the original BNT items as possible. The 60 pictures will be arranged by their familiarity to construct the Chinese Picture Naming Test.
Then, we will recruit normal subjects of various age group and educational level to to the Naming test and to construct the preliminary norm.