Cognitive Testing

PepsyTM - A Unique Solution for Cognitive Testing in Clinical Trials


PEPSYTM Services

  • Consulting - Protocol Design & Test Selection
  • Equipment Shipment & Installation Worldwide
  • Project Management
  • Staff Training
  • 24/7 Support Hotline
  • Data Collection & Continuous Quality Monitoring
  • Data Management & Transfer
  • Statistical Analysis & Expert Report


PEPSYTM Software Features

  • Validated and compliant with all regulatory requirements (CFR 21 Part 11)
  • User-friendly interface, approved by Biotech companies and Big Pharma
  • Adapted to any type of study from Phase I to Phase IV
  • Cost effective
  • Adaptable to new tests & questionnaires
  • Available and validated in the following languages: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, & Japanese

PepsyTM – A Comprehensive Battery of Tests Developed Over 20 Years


Attention & Psychomotor Performance

Simple Reaction Time (SRT)

  • Motor response to a simple visual stimulus

Choice Reaction time (CRT)

  • Motor response to a complex visual stimulus

Tracking test (TT)

  • Eye-hand coordination and delays in visual motor response

Rapid Visual Information Processing (RVIP)

  • Sustained attention and working memory

Digit Vigilance (DV)

  • Sustained attention

Divided Attention (DA)

  • Capacity to divide and allocate attention

Body Sway (BS)

  • Effects of drug on body sway and vigilance. Body sway is recorded using a force-platform connected to a computer

Saccadic Eye Movement (SEM)

  • Analysis of eye-movements in response to changing visual stimuli to detect changes in attention and sedation in healthy subjects



Learning memory task (LMT)

  • Short and long term memory

Numeric Working Memory (NWM)

  • Working memory assessment 

Spatial Working Memory (SWM)

  • Working memory assessment 


Subjective Evaluation

  • Bond & Lader VAS
  • Addiction Research Center Inventory (ARCI)
  • Leeds Sleep Evaluation Questionnaire (LSEQ)
  • Profile Of Mood Scale (POMS)
  • Discontinuation Emergent Signs & Symptoms (DESS)
  • Pain VAS
  • Columbia Suicide Severity Scale (C-SSRS)
  • Appetite and Satiety VAS


PepsyTM is flexible and can incorporate sponsor specific tests & questionnaires.