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Assessment Tools: Tasks of executive control : professional manual

The assessment tool collection encompasses all assessments that are used in medical rehabilitation with a primary focus on physical therapy and occupational therapy.

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Tasks of executive control : professional manual


  • Peter K. Isquith
  • Robert M Roth
  • Gerard A Gioia

SummaryThe Tasks of Executive Control (TEC) is a standardized computer-administered measure of two fundamental aspects of executive control processes or functions, namely, working memory and inhibitory control. More basic attentional processes, such as vigilance and the ability to sustain attention over time, also are assessed. It is designed for use with children and adolescents between the ages of 5 and 18 years.
Format: Questionnaire and tests

Library Record:  WS 105.5 C7 I85t 2006 ATOOLS

Population: 5 to 18 years

  • Executive Function
  • Psychological Tests
  • Child
  • Adolescent

Completion time: 20-30 minutes


  • CD
  • Manual

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Determine Validity and Reliability    
To determine validity and reliability of this test copy and paste the serarch string into a PubMed (U of M faculty, students and affiliated users use this PubMed link):

("The Tasks of Executive Control") AND ((((("Reproducibility of Results"[Mesh]) OR "Sensitivity and Specificity"[Mesh])) OR (reliabl* OR valid*)) OR (sensitiv* AND specif*)) 

To search the vailidity and reliability in CINAHL copy and paste this search string into CINAHL (U of M faculty, students and affiliated users only)

(("The Tasks of Executive Control”) OR (IN The Tasks of Executive Control)) AND (( (MH "Reliability and Validity+") OR (MH "Measurement Issues and Assessments+") OR (MH "Predictive Validity") OR (MH "Sensitivity and Specificity") ) OR ( reliabil* OR valid* ) OR ( sensitivity and specificity ))

Use Policy

The Neil John Maclean Health Sciences Library will provide assessment tools and outcome measures for loan to faculty, students and staff of the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA) with a valid University of Manitoba (U of M) Library ID. If you qualify to borrow a tool you will need to fill out and present this form to the NJMHSL Circulation staff.


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