About the Measure

Domains Emotional Intelligence (mixed and trait), Social and Emotional Competence
Key stages Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2
Subscales Self-regulation
Description A behavioural computerized task that measures the ability to carry out a monotonous task in the presence of distracters, compared to a baseline condition with no distracter.
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Link Contact author at julius.kuhl@nifbe.de
Psychometry
Implementation

Implementation details

No. of items
Format
Respondent Other
Scoring
Time
Age 6-11
Cost single purchase
Cost per child

Psychometric details

UK norms No
Cronbach's α .41-.87
Test retest
Inter-rater reliability
EFA 2 separate EFAs<
CFA 2 separate CFAs with 2 factors
Speed
Chi-square(54)= 65.27
CFI = .93
RMSEA= .95
Speed variation
Chi-square(54)= 58.39
CFI= .97
RMSEA= .03
Criterion validity
Construct validity Working memory, r= -.35 (audiovisual response time); Decision-related action orientation, r = .36 (visual response frequency); r= [-.37,-.36] for visual/audiovisual response time
Concurrent validity
Predictive validity
Responsiveness
Floor/Ceiling
References Konstantinopoulou, E., & Metallidou, P. (2012). Psychometric properties of the Self-regulation and Concentration Test for Children (SRTC) in a Greek sample of fourth grade students. Hellenic Journal of Psychology, 9, 158-178. Retrieved from http://www.pseve.org/journal/UPLOAD/Konstantinopoulou9b.pdf
Calero, M. D., García-Martín, M. B., Jiménez, M. I., Kazén, M., & Araque, A. (2007). Self-regulation advantage for high-IQ children: Findings from a research study. Learning and Individual Differences, 17(4), 328-343. doi:10.1016/j.lindif.2007.03.012