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CRUZ, Vitor. The Cognitive Assessment System as Instrument of Psychological Assessment. Psic [online]. 2007, vol.8, n.1, pp. 31-40. ISSN 1676-7314.

The Naglieri and Das Cognitive Assessment System (CAS) is a measure of intelligence based on the PASS theory of cognitive processing. PASS consists of four cognitive components: Planning, Attention, Simultaneous and Sucessive processes. These are cognitive functions which form a complex and interdependent system. The CAS is appropriate for use wuth individuals between the ages of five and seventeen years. Having into consideration this information, the aim of the present study is present the Cognitive Assessment System as being um instrument innovative and up to date that assesses the cognitive processes. Thus, for beyond the presentation of the tests that constitute it, also we will relate some inquiries where the SAC was used.

Keywords : Cognitive; Planning; Attention; Simultaneous; Sucessive.

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