Test of Everyday Attention, The (TEA)

Test of Everyday Attention, The (TEA)

Description

Test of Everyday Attention (TEA) measures three aspects of attention — selective attention, sustained attention, and attentional switching — using everyday materials.

Test of Everyday Attention (TEA) measures three aspects of attention — selective attention, sustained attention, and attentional switching — using everyday materials.

Author:

Ian H. Robertson, PhD, Tony Ward, PhD, Valerie Ridgeway, PhD, Ian Nimmo-Smith, PhD

Overview:

Measure selective attention, sustained attention and attentional switching

Age Range:

Adults, 18 to 80 years

Scoring Option:

Manual Scoring

Completion Time:

45 to 60 minutes

Norms:

154 U.K. controls, 4 ages bands and 2 levels of educational attainment

Scoring Options:

Manual Scoring

Publication Date:

1994

Measure three aspects of attention using everyday materials.

The TEA helps you to measure three aspects of attention—selective attention, sustained attention, and attentional switching—using everyday materials. This assessment is appropriate for use with individuals ranging from those with Alzheimer’s disease to young, typical clients.

  • Increases relevance for the examinee with use of everyday materials in real-life scenarios
  • Helps you to identify different patterns of attention breakdown
  • Shows normal age effects in the normal population

Features & Benefits

  • Use of everyday materials in real-life scenarios increases relevance for examinee.
  • This tool is sensitive enough to show normal age effects in the normal population.
  • Three parallel versions are provided.

Psychometric Information

The TEA was normed with 154 U.K. controls, four age bands, and two levels of educational attainment.