Minnesota Paper Form Board Test

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Minnesota Paper Form Board Test is said to test “imagery capacity” ,[1]spatial visualization”,[2]“mental visualization skills” [3] “part–whole relationship skills” [4] and “the ability of an individual to visualize and manipulate objects in space”.[5] The test consists of five figures and one of the figures displayed in disarranged parts. The subject has to decide which of the figures displays the pieces joined together.


  1. ^ Denis, M. & Kosslyn, SM (1999). "Scanning visual mental images: A window on the mind" (PDF). Cahiers de psychologie cognitive. Association pour la diffusion des recherches en sciences cognitives. 18 (4): 452. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-07-19.
  2. ^ Hegarty, M. & Waller, E. (2005). "Individual differences in spatial abilities". In Priti Shah & Akira Miyake. The Cambridge handbook of visuospatial thinking. Cambridge University Press. p. 145. ISBN 978-0-521-80710-4.CS1 maint: Uses editors parameter (link)
  3. ^ http://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/viewdoc/download?doi=
  4. ^ http://jdsde.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/reprint/12/4/432.pdf
  5. ^ http://www.vocationalassessments.com/maps/704287144.pdf

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Revised Minnesota Paper Form Board Test instructions and sample problems can be found in Appendix D (page 107) of

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