Test of Everyday Attention
The Test of Everyday Attention (TEA) is a standardized and normed clinical battery for adults (18 years plus) that allows for comparison across different attentional capacities.
TEA (Robertson et al. 1996) is a standardized and normed clinical battery for adults that allows for comparison across different attentional capacities. It was developed to measure different domains of attention and was based on (a) theories of attention, (b) findings from neuroimaging and lesion studies of attention, and (c) an awareness of the limitations of existing neuropsychological measures when predicting attentional functioning in everyday life. The authors and other researchers have argued that the TEA was developed as a theoretically based and ecologically valid assessment that was able to better examine the different domains of attention. The TEA was based on Posner and Peterson’s (1990) model of attention and includes subtests designed to assess the...
References and Readings
- Robertson, J. H., Ward, A., Ridgeway, V., & Nimmo-Smith, I. (1996). Test of everyday attention. Journal of the International Neurological Society, 2, 525–534.Google Scholar