Construct validity of neuropsychological tests of conceptual and attentional abilities.

@article{Odonnell1994ConstructVO,
  title={Construct validity of neuropsychological tests of conceptual and attentional abilities.},
  author={J P O'donnell and L A Macgregor and Jerzy J. Dabrowski and J M Oestreicher and Jim J. Romero},
  journal={Journal of clinical psychology},
  year={1994},
  volume={50 4},
  pages={596-600}
}
In a mixed sample of community-living adults, this study examined the construct validity of five neuropsychological tests: Category Test (CAT), Wisconsin Card Sorting Test (WCST), Paced Auditory Serial Addition Task (PASAT), Visual Search and Attention Test (VSAT) and Trail Making Test: Part B (TMT-B). Principal components analyses showed that PASAT, VSAT, and TMT-B defined an attention factor and that CAT and WCST defined a conceptual factor. The results were discussed in terms of common… CONTINUE READING