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Attentional Control Scale

1,422 Shared Subjects

N/A
Clinical Assessments
Cognitive
12/11/2014
acs01
01/06/2020
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Query Element Name Data Type Size Required Description Value Range Notes Aliases
subjectkey GUID Required The NDAR Global Unique Identifier (GUID) for research subject NDAR*
src_subject_id String 20 Required Subject ID how it's defined in lab/project
interview_date Date Required Date on which the interview/genetic test/sampling/imaging/biospecimen was completed. MM/DD/YYYY
interview_age Integer Required Age in months at the time of the interview/test/sampling/imaging. 0 :: 1260 Age is rounded to chronological month. If the research participant is 15-days-old at time of interview, the appropriate value would be 0 months. If the participant is 16-days-old, the value would be 1 month.
sex String 20 Required Sex of subject at birth M;F; O; NR M = Male; F = Female; O=Other; NR = Not reported sex
Query acs1 Integer Recommended It's very hard for me to concentrate on a difficult task when there are noises around.
1 :: 4
4= Almost never; 3= Sometimes; 2= Often; 1= Always atq1
Query acs2 Integer Recommended When I need to concentrate and solve a problem, I have trouble focusing my attention.
1 :: 4
4= Almost never; 3= Sometimes; 2= Often; 1= Always atq2
Query acs3 Integer Recommended When I am working hard on something, I still get distracted by events around me.
1 :: 4
4= Almost never; 3= Sometimes; 2= Often; 1= Always atq3
Query acs4 Integer Recommended My concentration is good even if there is music in the room around me. 1 :: 4 1= Almost never; 2= Sometimes; 3= Often; 4= Always atq4
Query acs5 Integer Recommended When concentrating, I can focus my attention so that I become unaware of what's going on in the room around me. 1 :: 4 1= Almost never; 2= Sometimes; 3= Often; 4= Always atq5
Query acs6 Integer Recommended When I am reading or studying, I am easily distracted if there are people talking in the same room.
1 :: 4
4= Almost never; 3= Sometimes; 2= Often; 1= Always atq6
Query acs7 Integer Recommended When trying to focus my attention on something, I have difficulty blocking out distracting thoughts.
1 :: 4
4= Almost never; 3= Sometimes; 2= Often; 1= Always atq7
Query acs8 Integer Recommended I have a hard time concentrating when I'm excited about something.
1 :: 4
4= Almost never; 3= Sometimes; 2= Often; 1= Always atq8
Query acs9 Integer Recommended When concentrating I ignore feelings of hunger or thirst. 1 :: 4 1= Almost never; 2= Sometimes; 3= Often; 4= Always atq9
Query acs10 Integer Recommended I can quickly switch from one task to another. 1 :: 4 1= Almost never; 2= Sometimes; 3= Often; 4= Always atq10
Query acs11 Integer Recommended It takes me a while to get really involved in a new task.
1 :: 4
4= Almost never; 3= Sometimes; 2= Often; 1= Always atq11
Query acs12 Integer Recommended It is difficult for me to coordinate my attention between the listening and writing required when taking notes during lectures.
1 :: 4
4= Almost never; 3= Sometimes; 2= Often; 1= Always atq12
Query acs13 Integer Recommended I can become interested in a new topic very quickly when I need to. 1 :: 4 1= Almost never; 2= Sometimes; 3= Often; 4= Always atq13
Query acs14 Integer Recommended It is easy for me to read or write while I'm also talking on the phone. 1 :: 4 1= Almost never; 2= Sometimes; 3= Often; 4= Always atq14
Query acs15 Integer Recommended I have trouble carrying on two conversations at once.
1 :: 4
4= Almost never; 3= Sometimes; 2= Often; 1= Always atq15
Query acs16 Integer Recommended I have a hard time coming up with new ideas quickly.
1 :: 4
4= Almost never; 3= Sometimes; 2= Often; 1= Always atq16
Query acs17 Integer Recommended After being interrupted or distracted, I can easily shift my attention back to what I was doing before. 1 :: 4 1= Almost never; 2= Sometimes; 3= Often; 4= Always atq17
Query acs18 Integer Recommended When a distracting thought comes to mind, it is easy for me to shift my attention away from it. 1 :: 4 1= Almost never; 2= Sometimes; 3= Often; 4= Always atq18
Query acs19 Integer Recommended It is easy for me to alternate between two different tasks. 1 :: 4 1= Almost never; 2= Sometimes; 3= Often; 4= Always atq19
Query acs20 Integer Recommended It is hard for me to break from one way of thinking about something and look at it from another point of view.
1 :: 4
4= Almost never; 3= Sometimes; 2= Often; 1= Always atq20
Query acs_total Integer Required Attention control scale total score 999 = Missing
Query visit String 60 Recommended Visit name
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