Summary: The 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
Completion time: 20-30 minutes
URL Link to Publisher: http://www4.parinc.com/Products/Product.aspx?ProductID=TEC
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("The Tasks of Executive Control") AND ((((("Reproducibility of Results"[Mesh]) OR "Sensitivity and Specificity"[Mesh])) OR (reliabl* OR valid*)) OR (sensitiv* AND specif*))
(("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 ))
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