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Alertness - TAP-M

This test is designed to assess tonic alertness (Posner & Rafal, 1987), which is defined as the ability to maintain a high level of responsiveness in anticipation of a test stimulus. The alertness test measures the simple reaction time in response to a visual stimulus (a cross presented on the monitor).

Screenshot of the subtest "Alertness" of TAP-M

Instruction screen of the subtest "Alertness" of TAP-M (to get a larger view (1024*768) - opening in a new browser window - please click on the image)

Execution time: approx. 2 minutes