Summary: The Test of Variables of Attention is an objective , standardized, and highly accurate continuous performance test (CPT) that is used to measure attention and impulsivity. The T.O.V.A. measures key components of visual and auditory attention. The T.O.V.A. can also establish a persona lbaseline of attention for future comparison or track response to treatment, including medication.
Format: Computer Kit
Library Record: BF 321 S971t 2011 ATOOLS
Population: 4 to 80+ years
Completion time: 25 minutes
Equipment: 1 user's guide (v, 119 p.), 1 USB device, 1 audio cable, 1 VGA video cable, 1 microswitch and USB cable, 1 T.O.V.A. 8 installation and boot CD-version 8.0-134-gf367f67, all in 1 box.
URL Link to Publisher: http://www.tovatest.com/
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):
(Test of Variables of Attention) AND ((((("Reproducibility of Results"[Mesh]) OR "Sensitivity and Specificity"[Mesh])) OR (reliabl* OR valid*)) OR (sensitiv* AND specif*))
((TOVA OR Test of Variables of Attention) OR (IN Test of Variables of Attention)) 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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