Reply to Sarter and Bushnell's “Testing vigilance: Validity, reliability and sensitivity in methods development”

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We needed a drug-sensitive test with face validity for certain real world tasks and construct validity as a test of vigilance; one unencumbered by extraneous stimuli. Sentry duty or driving in dense fog or "white outs" are real world examples. The 2-s response interval seemed appropriate, even too long, for situations in which fractions of seconds are the… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF02245844

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@article{Fine2005ReplyTS, title={Reply to Sarter and Bushnell's “Testing vigilance: Validity, reliability and sensitivity in methods development”}, author={Bernard J. Fine}, journal={Psychopharmacology}, year={2005}, volume={118}, pages={221-222} }