Full Cognitive Profile Test

45 min

A  full cognitive profile reveal a person’s cognitive abilities (talents) and capacity (potential). Independently of overt “personality”, education and experience.

  • Every person has an individual cognitive profile
  • With different strengths and weaknesses
  • The variation of the abilities is also individual and depending of context
  • This cognitive dynamic is the base for behavior and performance
  • The test is based on problem solving under time pressure and shifting complexity

A unique report for sharper selection and “people decisions”.

Main abilities in a Cognitive profile

Basic Attention

The ability to maintain attention on a simple task.

  • To be attentive when someone else talks
  • Not miss anything that is going on

Attention control

The ability to maintain attention on a simple task when distracted.

  • To be able to concentrate when someone speaks also when other things are going on
  • Not to be distracted by unimportant events
  • To be able to disregard unimportant events

Short term memory

The ability to actively keep in mind what has just been perceived.

  • To be able to remember and repeat new information just received

Working memory

The ability to keep information in mind and at the same time work with it in thought.

  • To be able to keep one thought in mind while thinking of an answer to a question
  • Mental arithmetic
  • Important to be able to maintain a discussion

Impulse control

The ability to control oneself and to inhibit behaviors like impulses, actions, reactions.

  • To be able to stop one’s own irrelevant thoughts and impulses
  • To be able to assess when impulses are correct and affirm these

Cognitive flexibility

The ability to switch between different thoughts and behaviors, as well as find new solution.

  • To be able to quickly adapt to changing circumstances
  • To be able to look at things from different perspectives
  • To be able to switch between thought processes


The ability to create new solutions, here within given frames.

  • To be able to quickly find different solutions to a problem
  • To find solutions that works
  • To relate and stick to given constraints


The ability to identify, sort and see relevant patterns in complex information and contexts.

  • To quickly see important connections in information-dense decision material
  • To be able to opt out unimportant connections

Strategic thinking

The ability to go beyond the concrete meaning of things and phenomena in thought and instead perceive the overarching and essential. And also, the ability to create a plan that generates the most effective solution to a problem or take on a challenge.

  • Be able to develop and organize an effective plan / way forward in a complex situation
  • Be able to take a top-down perspective