The Digit Vigilance Test: reliability, validity, and sensitivity to diazepam.

@article{Kelland1996TheDV,
  title={The Digit Vigilance Test: reliability, validity, and sensitivity to diazepam.},
  author={Donna Z. Kelland and Rosamund F. Lewis},
  journal={Archives of clinical neuropsychology : the official journal of the National Academy of Neuropsychologists},
  year={1996},
  volume={11 4},
  pages={
          339-44
        }
}
The Digit Vigilance Test (DVT), a measure of sustained attention and psychomotor speed, was evaluated in terms of test-retest and alternate-form reliability as well as sensitivity to a single dose of diazepam (10 mg). A one-page version was compared to the standard two-page format. Forty undergraduates, randomly assigned in a double-blind manner to either drug or placebo condition, were tested three times in two sessions (1 week apart). Both Page 1 and Total Time scores were found to be highly… CONTINUE READING
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