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Factor structure, construct validity, and age- and education-based normative data for the Parametric Go/No-Go Test.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23289626     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The Parametric Go/No-Go (PGNG) test assesses cognitive domains including attention and executive functioning with three levels of increasing difficulty. Level 1 measures accuracy and response time to three targets. Level 2 adds a nonrepeating rule, measuring response time to two targets, accuracy for targets, and accuracy for appropriate inhibition. Level 3 has three targets with the same nonrepeating rule. The task shows good construct validity, and factor analyses show adequate ability to distinguish between processing speed, sustained attention, and inhibition. Normative data for the PGNG, stratified by age and education, as well as strategies for identifying atypical responding, are presented.
Authors:
Kristen L Votruba; Scott A Langenecker
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't     Date:  2013-01-07
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of clinical and experimental neuropsychology     Volume:  35     ISSN:  1744-411X     ISO Abbreviation:  J Clin Exp Neuropsychol     Publication Date:  2013  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-02-19     Completed Date:  2013-08-28     Revised Date:  2014-04-09    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8502170     Medline TA:  J Clin Exp Neuropsychol     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  132-46     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Aging / psychology*
Decision Making / physiology*
Educational Status*
Executive Function
Female
Humans
Inhibition (Psychology)*
Male
Middle Aged
Neuropsychological Tests
Reaction Time
Reference Values
Regression Analysis
Young Adult
Grant Support
ID/Acronym/Agency:
K23 MH074459/MH/NIMH NIH HHS; MH074459/MH/NIMH NIH HHS; P01 MH 42251/MH/NIMH NIH HHS; RR017607/RR/NCRR NIH HHS

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