Grooved Pegboard Dexterity Test

The Grooved Pegboard Dexterity Test assesses the manual dexterity and motor skills for all jobs requiring deft and accurate fine motor manual dexterity.


Ensure that your candidate has the skills you need with the Grooved Pegboard Dexterity Test.  It assesses the manual dexterity and motor skills for all jobs requiring deft and accurate manual dexterity.   Before you invest the time and money to train a new employee, test your applicants for skills like:

  • Ambidextrous Dexterity
  • Fine Motor Dexterity
  • Speed & Accuracy

This test provides the answers you need to make informed hiring and promotion decisions.

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The Grooved Pegboard Dexterity Test manipulative dexterity assessment contains twenty-five holes with randomly positioned slots and pegs which have a key along one side. Pegs must be rotated to match the hole before they can be inserted.

This procedure measures performance speed in a fine motor task by examining both sides of the body, inferences may be drawn regarding possible lateral brain damage.

The test requires more complete visual motor coordination than most of our pegboards and has been used in several neuropsychological test batteries, in student labs, and as a screening technique in industrial environment.

The Grooved Pegboard Dexterity Test is equipped with pegs, and examiner’s manual with norms.

See the Purdue Pegboard Dexterity Test as well

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