volume 49, issue 2-3, P459-467 1988
DOI: 10.1016/0300-483x(88)90032-7
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Abstract: The performance characteristics of 4 computerized psychological tests were studied using alcohol as a model compound. Subjects received alcohol (0.5 ml/kg) or placebo in a cross-over design and performance was assessed using the Simple Reaction Time test, the Switching Attention test, the Hand/Eye Coordination test and the Color-Word Vigilance test. Analyses indicated an overall significant effect of alcohol at blood-alcohol levels of 0.03% with response speed on the Color-Word Vigilance test being the most se…

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