The ATQ2 measures the nine NYLS temperament dimensions in early adolescence through adulthood. These characteristics include activity level, rhythmicity, approach-withdrawal, adaptability, intensity, mood, persistence, distractibility and sensory threshold. The test manual contains information regarding the development of the instrument, statistics and directions for use and interpretation. In addition it includes the complete NYLS item pool used with the original study group.
The ATQ2 is a 54 item self-report instrument standardized on the original NYLS sample. It is self-administered in 10-15 minutes and is useful for research or professional practice. Manual scoring takes 8-10 minutes.
NYLS Adult Temperament Questionnaire Refills come with 25 questionnaires for use with diskette and internet scoring uses