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the tendency to act without adequately assessing context
Synonyms: impulsiveness
MLewis about five years ago.

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Tasks that are asserted to measure impulsivity

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Penn continuous performance task
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    Early Childhood Behavioral Questionnaire
    • impulsivity
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    Children's Psychiatric Rating Scale
    • impulsivity
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    big five questionnaire
    • emotional instability
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    adolescent symptom inventory
    • ADHD Hyperactivity / Impulsivity - Severity Score
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    matching familiar figures test
    • response time * accuracy compared to median
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    Cambridge Gambling Task
    • decision making latency in ascending versus descending betting condition
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    test of variables of attention
    • target frequent commission
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    sustained attention to response task
    • speed versus accuracy
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    delayed memory task
    • commission errors (false alarms)
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    immediate memory task
    • commission errors (false alarms)
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    User Discussion


    "definition pulled from Swann 2002"
    MLewis (about five years ago)

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