Continuous Performance Test (CPT)FREE for use with an Inquisit Lab or Inquisit Web license.
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Continuous Performance Test
The original CPT described in Rosvold et al (1956). Subjects are shown a series of letters. In the first half of the experiment, they must respond whenever an "X" is displayed. In the second half, they must respond whenever an "A" followed by an "X" is displayed.
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