The Awareness of Social Inference Test (TASIT) is designed to assess social cognition in people with acquired brain injuries, neuropsychiatric and developmental disorders. It uses videos of actors in everyday situations. It is suitable for use by speech pathologist and clinical neuropsychologists to assess aspects of social cognition for diagnostic, management and treatment purposes. TASIT comprises three parts. Part 1 measures the ability to categorise emotions while Parts 2 and 3 use probe questions to assess the ability to understand feelings, thoughts, beliefs and intentions of the speakers as well as what they are mean by what they say (pragmatic inference). TASIT has alternate forms and normative data for around 400 adult speakers (Form A aged 16 to 75+; Form B; 16-40 years) and 650 adolescents (aged 13-15).
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