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Adult Cognitive and Intelligence Testing

Assess your Cognitive Performance and IQ

What is Intelligence Testing?

Intelligence testing is a systematic method for evaluating an individual's intellectual capabilities and cognitive functioning. These assessments help identify strengths, areas for improvement, and potential learning disabilities.


Our professionally designed tests offer accurate insights into your cognitive abilities, helping you make informed decisions about education, career, and personal development.


Narrower focus within the realm of cognitive functions.



To measure general intellectual ability or intelligence.



  • Verbal Comprehension: Assessing knowledge and use of language.

  • Perceptual Reasoning: Measuring non-verbal and spatial reasoning.

  • Working Memory: Evaluating short-term memory and information manipulation.

  • Processing Speed: Testing how quickly an individual can process simple or routine information.


Common Tools:

Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale (WAIS)



  • Identifying intellectual disabilities or giftedness.

  • Providing a general measure of cognitive functioning for educational placement.

  • Informing psychological and neuropsychological evaluations.

NDIS Relevance:

  • Diagnostic Assessment: Intelligence testing is often included in a comprehensive psychological evaluation and can provide objective measures of intellectual functioning. These assessments contribute to diagnosing intellectual disabilities, which may impact eligibility for NDIS support.

  • Educational Planning: Intelligence testing results can inform educational planning, including decisions about school placements, individualised education plans (IEPs), and accommodations necessary to support learning.

  • Resource Allocation: Intelligence testing helps NDIS planners allocate resources effectively by assessing an individual's intellectual strengths and weaknesses. This ensures that individuals receive appropriate support tailored to their cognitive needs.

What is Cognitive Testing?


Broad and comprehensive.



To evaluate various cognitive functions and processes.



  • Memory: Assessing both short-term and long-term memory.

  • Attention: Measuring the ability to sustain, divide, and selectively focus attention.

  • Executive Functions: Evaluating planning, problem-solving, and flexible thinking skills.

  • Language Skills: Assessing receptive (understanding) and expressive (speaking and writing) language abilities.

  • Visuospatial Skills: Measuring the ability to understand and manipulate visual and spatial information.

  • Processing Speed: Assessing the speed at which an individual can perceive and respond to information.



  • Diagnosing cognitive impairments (e.g., dementia, ADHD, learning disabilities).

  • Identifying specific cognitive strengths and weaknesses.

  • Informing educational and occupational accommodations.

NDIS Relevance:

  • Diagnosis and Eligibility: Cognitive assessments can help establish diagnoses for conditions such as intellectual disabilities, autism spectrum disorder (ASD), ADHD, or specific learning disabilities. These diagnoses are often crucial for determining eligibility for NDIS support services.

  • Care Planning: Assessing an individual's cognitive strengths and weaknesses informs the development of personalized care plans. These plans outline the support and interventions needed to optimize the individual's functioning and participation in daily activities.

  • Progress Monitoring: Cognitive assessments conducted at regular intervals can track changes in cognitive functioning over time, guiding adjustments to support services as needed.

Key Differences between Intelligence Testing and Cognitive Assessment


  • Intelligence Testing measures general intelligence (often called the "IQ factor).

  • Cognitive Assessment: Encompasses a wide range of cognitive functions, not just intelligence.


  • Intelligence Testing: Primarily measures overall intellectual ability, often used in educational and psychological contexts.

  • Cognitive Assessment: Aimed at a detailed understanding of various cognitive abilities and diagnosing specific cognitive disorders.


  • Intelligence Testing: Usually includes subtests that contribute to an overall IQ score, focused on areas traditionally associated with intelligence.

  • Cognitive Assessment: Includes a broader variety of tests to assess different cognitive domains.

Why Choose Our Cognitive Testing Services?

Our cognitive testing services stand out due to their accuracy, reliability, and comprehensive approach. Here are some reasons why our tests are the best choice:

  • Scientifically Validated: Our tests are based on the latest psychological research and are validated to ensure accurate results.

  • Customised Reports: Get personalised reports that provide actionable insights into your cognitive strengths and weaknesses.

  • Experienced Professionals: Our team of registered psychologists ensures you receive professional guidance throughout the assessment process.

  • Confidential and Secure: We prioritise your privacy and ensure that all your data is handled with the utmost confidentiality.

What to Expect During an Intelligence Test?

Understanding what happens during an intelligence test can help you feel more prepared and at ease. Here's what you can expect:

  • Initial Consultation: A preliminary discussion to understand your needs and objectives.

  • Test Administration is the actual testing process, which may include various tasks and questions designed to measure different aspects of intelligence, such as memory, problem-solving skills, and verbal reasoning.


  • Results Analysis: Our experts will analyse your results and prepare a detailed report.

  • Feedback Session: A one-on-one session with a psychologist to discuss your results and provide recommendations for improvement or further action.

Cost of Intelligence and Cognitive Assessments

The costs for cognitive assessments and intelligence testing at iflow Psychology in Sydney, Australia, can vary based on several factors: the specific tests administered, the complexity of the assessment, and any additional services or consultations included. Here's a general overview:

Intelligence Testing

  • Standard intelligence testing sessions may range from AUD 500 to AUD 1000 or more.

  • Comprehensive assessments, including detailed reports and follow-up consultations, may cost AUD 1000 to AUD 2000 or higher.

Factors Affecting Cost:
  • Tests Administered: The specific intelligence tests used, such as the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale (WAIS) or the Stanford-Binet Intelligence Scales, can impact the cost.

  • Report and Consultation: The costs may include preparing a detailed report and following up with consultations to discuss results and recommendations.


Cognitive Assessments

  • Basic assessments may start from AUD 300 to AUD 500.

  • More comprehensive assessments may range from AUD 800 to AUD 1500 or more.

Factors Affecting Cost:
  • Tests Used: The number and types of cognitive tests administered can influence the overall cost.

  • Consultation: Consultation sessions will be required to discuss assessment results and recommendations, which may affect the cost.

Additional Considerations
  • Health Insurance: Some private health insurance plans may cover part of the cost for cognitive assessments and intelligence testing. It's advisable to check with your insurance provider regarding coverage and reimbursement.

For accurate and up-to-date pricing information, contacting our administration team directly and once we understand your needs we can provide a quote.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

What are the benefits of intelligence testing?

Intelligence testing can help you understand your cognitive abilities, identify learning difficulties, and provide a roadmap for your personal and professional development.

Who can take an intelligence test?

Anyone can take an intelligence test, regardless of age. We offer specialised tests for adults and seniors.

How long does the testing process take?

The duration of the testing can vary depending on the assessment type and the individual's specific needs. Typically, tests range from 1 to 3 hours.

Is the testing process stressful?

Our tests are designed to be engaging and are administered in a supportive environment to minimise potential stress or anxiety.

How often should I take an intelligence test?

Usually, intelligence testing only needs to be completed once. Repeated intelligence testing would only be appropriate where there is reason to believe cognitive performance has changed due to neurological events like traumatic brain injury, stroke or the onset of dementia. 

Schedule Your Intelligence Test Today

Ready to discover your cognitive strengths and potential? Contact us today to schedule your intelligence test. Our team is here to support you every step of the way.

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Take the first step towards a brighter future with our intelligence and cognitive testing services.

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