ERIC Number: ED454297
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Clinical Applications of Continuous Performance Tests: Measuring Attention and Impulsive Responding in Children and Adults.
Riccio, Cynthia A.; Reynolds, Cecil R.; Lowe, Patricia A.
This handbook examines the similarities and differences in continuous performance test (CPT) techniques and their research literature, with thorough reviews of the four major CPTs in use today and overviews of their applications. The chapters are: (1) "Neurobiology of Attention and Executive Control"; (2) "Continuous Performance Test Paradigms and What They Do"; (3) "Major CPTs in Clinical Use: Configuration, Use, and Technical Adequacy"; (4) "The Relationship of CPTs to Other Cognitive and Behavioral Measures"; (5) "Brain-Behavior Correlates of CPT Scores"; (6) "Diagnostic Efficacy of CPTs for Disorders"; (7) "Diagnostic Efficacy of CPTs for Disorders in Adulthood"; (8) "Monitoring Medication Effects with Continuous Performance Tests"; (9) "CPTs in Monitoring Effectiveness of Other Treatment Approaches"; and (10) "Where Do We Go from Here?" (Contains numerous references.) (SLD)
Descriptors: Adults, Attention, Children, Clinical Diagnosis, Diagnostic Tests, Measurement Techniques
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Continuous Performance Test