The Bender Visual-Motor Gestalt Test, Second Edition (Bender-Gestalt II) is a brief assessment of visual-motor integration and one of the most widely used psychological tests. Originally developed in 1938 by Lauretta Bender, M.D., the revision updates the classic test and continues its tradition as an excellent measure for providing interpretive information about an individual=s development and neuropsychological functioning.
The Bender-Gestalt II offers insight into:
The Bender II consists of a series of template cards, each displaying a unique figure. The individual is asked to draw each figure as he or she observes it. The design card is not removed until the drawing is complete.
Co-normed with the Standford-Binet Intelligence Scales, Fifth Edition, the Bender Gestalt II was standardized on over 4,000 individuals and corresponds to the 2000 U.S. population.