Some facts about President Trump's cognitive test

President Donald Trump listens during a meeting Thursday about immigration with Republican Senators at the White House in Washington D.C. He has reacted strongly to questions about his mental fitness

Some facts about President Trump's cognitive test

Trump also requested a cognitive test, which isn't usually part of the physical exam, but Jackson said that he had absolutely no concerns over the president's cognitive ability or neurological functioning, after he administered the Montreal Cognitive Assessment. Participants are asked, for example, to draw a line between a number and a letter in ascending order; to draw a clock and put numbers on it; and to remember a list of common words.

Could you pass the cognitive test President Trump aced this week? He was ideal, Jackson said, getting 30 out of 30 possible points.

Donald Trump's doctor has announced that the USA president received a flawless 30 out of 30 score on the Montreal Cognitive Assessment, a tool that screens patients for mental conditions including Alzheimer's disease and mild cognitive impairment.

Discussing the issue of North Korea's nuclear ambitions in an interview Wednesday with Reuters, Trump took a swing at his predecessors, former Presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton, for their approaches to the rogue nation.

However, the test's creator, neuroscientist Dr Ziad Nasreddine, cautioned that it doesn't necessarily mean Trump is in flawless mental health.

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