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RompecPC: A computerized program to create and solve jigsaw puzzles

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RompecPC is a computerized program designed to create and assemble jigsaw puzzles. The program automatically records the solver’s responses as the number of pieces positioned correctly, the number of correct and incorrect movements, the number of times that she/he attempts to move a piece to the same place (perseverations), and the latency and place to which each piece is moved or attempted to be moved. These features facilitate the implementation and evaluation of puzzles while also reducing human error. Therefore, RompePC is a useful tool for the neuropsychological assessment of visuospatial skills in both clinical and experimental research.

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Guevara, M. , Hernández, M. , González, M. , Sanz-Martin, A. and Zapata, S. (2013) RompecPC: A computerized program to create and solve jigsaw puzzles. Journal of Biomedical Science and Engineering, 6, 717-721. doi: 10.4236/jbise.2013.67088.

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