Naturalistic tasks performed in realistic environments: a review with implications for neuropsychological assessment

Learning Objectives:

  1. Learn how research examining naturalistic tasks (e.g., cooking) performed in realistic environments relates to cognition and everyday functioning.
  2. Discuss the advantages and challenges for using naturalistic tasks in neuropsychological assessment.

Robertson, K., & Schmitter-Edgecombe, M. (2017). Naturalistic tasks performed in realistic environments: a review with implications for neuropsychological assessment. The Clinical Neuropsychologist31(1), 16-42.