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CECILIO-FERNANDES, Dario  and  MARIN RUEDA, Fabián Javier. Evidences of concurrent validity for the Teste de Atenção Concentrada (TEACO-FF). Psic [online]. 2007, vol.8, n.2, pp. 167-174. ISSN 1676-7314.

The purpose of this study was to search evidences of concurrent validity for the Test Concentrated Attention (TEACO-FF) comparing it with the Teste Consiso de Raciocínio (TCR). 78 students aging from 18 to 43 years, of both sexes from the city of Aracaju, Sergipe, were studied. The instruments were collective administered during about 20 minutes. A positive and significant correlation with low magnitude among both tests. With controlling the effect of age the tendency and magnitude of the correlation remained. This data provided an evidence of concurrent validity for the TEACO-FF.

Keywords : Attention; Intelligence; Validity evidence; Tests; Psychological assessment.

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