Research and Education at The TOVA Company

The T.O.V.A.® is the most widely used objective measure of attention in the world, and is considered the "Gold Standard" among measures of its type.

You can download a listing of over 260 peer-reviewed journal articles (and many more conference papers, theses, dissertations, and more... over 400 in total!) on or using the T.O.V.A. here.

Supported T.O.V.A. Research

The TOVA Company is committed to supporting research that includes objective assessment of attention. Researchers all over the world are using the T.O.V.A. at a dramatically reduced cost.

If you would like to include the T.O.V.A. in your work, please write to us at for more information and a research application.

We are also committed to supporting an empirically-based model of assessment that integrates multiple sources of information in regarding attention and inhibitory control through workshops that we teach all over the world.

The T.O.V.A. Research Guide has more information.

Support for Schools and Clinical Training Programs

The TOVA Company provides T.O.V.A. credits at considerably reduced rates for schools (preschool-grade 12), colleges, and universities to screen students for attention problems and for clinical training programs to use in diagnostic and treatment processes.

If you would like to apply for a discounted rate for your educational facility, please contact us for more information and an application.


To learn more about the T.O.V.A. and empirical assessment of attention, attend one of our inexpensive APA-accredited Continuing Education workshops. You will learn about attention, attention disorders, and how the T.O.V.A. can be used to assess attention and inhibitory control. Our workshops have been described as "informative," "fun," and "practice-changing."

You can see a list of upcoming workshops here.

The T.O.V.A. Professional Manual

The T.O.V.A. is possibly the best documented continuous performance test available today, and we're proud of that. You can find detailed information on the T.O.V.A., including history, design rational, norms, and statistics in the T.O.V.A. Professional Manual.

Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to frequently asked questions are available in the T.O.V.A. Research FAQ.

Annotated Bibliography

Annotated Bibliography