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Comprehensive Trail-Making Test

The Comprehensive Trail-Making Test (CTMT) is a standardized set of five visual search and sequencing tasks known as trail making. The test was designed to detect problems with psychomotor speed, visual search and sequencing, attention, set shifting, and frontal lobe deficits. The CTMT was also created in part to make up for the limitations of the original Trail Making Test, which contained out-of-date normative samples and was considered too general and brief to possess adequate psychometric properties.

The CTMT is standardized for individuals between the ages of 11 and 74 years, and administration and scoring require 10 or fewer minutes. The principle objective of each trail is to connect a sequence of numbers and/or letters in order as quickly as possible. Scores are based on ...

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