publication . Article . 2007

Internet cognitive testing of large samples needed in genetic research

Claire Haworth; Harlaar, N.; Kovas, Y.; Davis, Osp; Oliver, Br; Hayiou-Thomas, Me; Frances, J.; Busfield, P.; Mcmillan, A.; Dale, Ps; ...
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  • Published: 01 Aug 2007
  • Country: United Kingdom
Quantitative and molecular genetic research requires large samples to provide adequate statistical power, but it is expensive to test large samples in person, especially when the participants are widely distributed geographically. Increasing access to inexpensive and fast Internet connections makes it possible to test large samples efficiently and economically online. Reliability and validity of Internet testing for cognitive ability have not been previously reported; these issues are especially pertinent for testing children. We developed Internet versions of reading, language, mathematics and general cognitive ability tests and investigated their reliability a...
Medical Subject Headings: education
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