Effects of diurnal variation on the Test of Variables of Attention performance in young adults with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.

@article{Hunt2012EffectsOD,
  title={Effects of diurnal variation on the Test of Variables of Attention performance in young adults with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.},
  author={Melissa G. Hunt and Solomon W Bienstock and Judy Kexin Qiang},
  journal={Psychological assessment},
  year={2012},
  volume={24 1},
  pages={
          166-172
        }
}
The Test of Variables of Attention (TOVA) is a continuous performance test that assesses attention, impulsivity, and processing speed. Continuous performance tests are used in the assessment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children and adults. TOVA norms are based on a morning administration, and any TOVA administered after 1:00 p.m. is flagged as potentially invalid. Whereas the testing time recommendations make sense for pediatric samples, it is unclear whether they are… CONTINUE READING

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