Inquisit Test Variants

Sustained Attention to Response Task

The Sustained Attention to Response Task described in Robertson et al (1997).

Duration: 6 minutes

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Find peer-reviewed, published research using the Inquisit Sustained Attention to Response Task (SART)

Robertson, I. H., Manly, T., Andrade, J., Baddeley, B. T., & Yiend, J. (1997). ‘Oops!’: Performance correlates of everyday attentional failures in traumatic brain injured and normal subjects. Neuropsychologia, 35(6), 747–758.

Cheyne, J. A., Carriere, J. S. A., & Smilek, D. (September 01, 2006). Absent-mindedness: Lapses of conscious awareness and everyday cognitive failures. Consciousness and Cognition, 15, 3, 578-592.

Allan, C. J., Solman, G. J. F., Carriere, J. S. A., & Smilek, D. (January 01, 2009). Anatomy of an error: A bidirectional state model of task engagement/disengagement and attention-related errors. Cognition, 111, 1, 98-113.

Molenberghs, P., Gillebert, C. R., Schoofs, H., Dupont, P., Peeters, R., & Vandenberghe, R. (November 01, 2009). Lesion neuroanatomy of the Sustained Attention to Response task. Neuropsychologia, 47, 13, 2866-2875.

Helton, W. S., Weil, L., Middlemiss, A., & Sawers, A. (January 01, 2010). Global interference and spatial uncertainty in the Sustained Attention to Response Task (SART). Consciousness and Cognition, 19, 1, 77-85.

Hart, E. P., Dumas, E. M., Reijntjes, R. H., van, . H. K., van, . B. S. J., Middelkoop, H. A., Roos, R. A., ... van, D. J. G. (January 01, 2012). Deficient sustained attention to response task and P300 characteristics in early Huntington's disease. Journal of Neurology, 259, 6, 1191-8.

Van, S. M. K., Thijs, R. D., Fronczek, R., Middelkoop, H. A., Lammers, G. J., & Van, D. J. G. (January 01, 2012). Sustained attention to response task (SART) shows impaired vigilance in a spectrum of disorders of excessive daytime sleepiness. Journal of Sleep Research, 21, 4, 390-5.

Smilek, D., Carriere, J. S. A., & Cheyne, J. A. (July 01, 2010). Failures of sustained attention in life, lab, and brain: Ecological validity of the SART. Neuropsychologia, 48, 9, 2564-2570.

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