Deutsch English Francais

Divided Attention - TAP 2.3.1

In everyday life, the capacity to pay attention to several things at once is of great importance. This requires the ability for divided attention to simultaneously ongoing processes.

Deficits of divided attention are frequently diagnosed in neuropsychological practice. The affected patients complain, for example, of difficulties experienced at work when several demands are placed on them simultaneously. The situation is made more difficult for many patients in that activities they previously executed on a largely automatic basis now need to be consciously controlled following the damage.

In this test, a visual and an auditory task must be processed in parallel.

Two forms of this test may be administered.

Screenshot of the subtest "Divided attention" of TAP 2.3

The instruction screen of the subtest "Divided attention I, aud-vis" of TAP 2.3 (to get a larger view (1024*768) - opening in a new browser window - please click on the image)

Execution time: Between 2,5 and 6 minutes