Accession Number:

ADA291278

Title:

Development of Performance Evaluation Tests for Environmental Research (PETER): Complex Counting Test.

Descriptive Note:

Research rept.,

Corporate Author:

NAVAL BIODYNAMICS LAB NEW ORLEANS LA

Report Date:

1980-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

8.0

Abstract:

This study is the first in a program to develop a battery of Performance Evaluation Tests for Environmental Research PETER. Nineteen volunteer subjects were tested daily for 3 weeks on a complex task requiring the operator to keep simultaneous track of several things with changing states. Average daily performances are reported as well as reliabilities of three main types 1 internal consistency of the test 2 sensitivity-the ability to differentiate subjects, and 3 stability-consistency of measurement over repeated sessions. The results showed that, on this task, learning was accomplished quickly, and performance stayed level for 3 weeks. AN

Subject Categories:

  • Psychology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE