This test also assists clinicians in the diagnosis of impairment of cortical functions
Hyderabad based team of psychologist led by Dr. Jagannath Prasad Das has launched BBIT or the Brain-Based Intelligence Test. This unique IQ test, made for Indian population with a huge sample size, enables educators and curriculum developers to enhance the cognitive processes for a robust foundation in academic learning, especially in reading and math.
This test also assists clinicians in the diagnosis of impairment of cortical functions as evident in conditions like stroke, epilepsy, and traumatic brain injury. Additionally, this test has diagnostic criteria to identify hyperactivity and specific learning difficulties in children.
BBIT was launched all over India on July 17, 2021, through an online event in the presence of various academicians, educationists and psychologists. The launch event was inaugurated by Rajesh Tope, Minister of Health, State of Maharashtra presided by Dr. Kalidas D Chavan, Registrar, University of Health Sciences, Maharashtra.
Dr. JP Das is currently the Emeritus Director of the Center on Developmental & Learning Disabilities and Emeritus Professor of Educational Psychology at the University of Alberta, Canada. His research on reformulating the concept and measurement of Intelligence has captured national and international interests.