The Minnesota Executive Function Scale (MEFS) is a subscription service for assessing executive function skills using a brief, standardized instrument administered on an tablet. Executive function refers to the neuro-cognitive skills needed for successful learning and performance in school, at work, and in life. They include cognitive flexibility, working memory, and inhibitory control.
How does the MEFS work?
The MEFS is easy to use, but is intended to be administered only by trained and certified examiners. That is how you can be sure the MEFS results and norms are reliable and valid. The App will be fully accessible to subscribing organizations with secure login credentials provided by Reflection Sciences upon signed user license agreement.
+ Created by leading research experts in developmental neuroscience
+ Early childhood version designed for ages 2-7
+ Select an avatar to play along
+ Virtual card-sorting game with 7 levels of challenge
+ Intuitive drag and drop responses
+ Adaptive to individual EF ability
+ Takes 3 to 7 min to complete (average 4 min)
+ Reliable, valid, and normed
+ Backed by a secure web portal to immediately access scores and track growth on individuals or groups
+ Screening provides early detection of potential EF difficulties
+ Formative assessment complements educational curricula and programs designed to improve EF skills