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This is the home page for the Lab-TAB and TBAQ.

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  • Lab-TAB: The Laboratory Temperament Assessment Battery (Lab-TAB) is a standardized instrument for the laboratory assessment of early temperament. Click the Lab-TAB or Instrument Descriptions tab above for more information. To request a manual, click the Manual Request tab.
  • TBAQ: The Toddler Behavior Assessment Questionnaire (TBAQ) is a 120 item, eleven-scale parent report instrument designed to examine temperament-related behavior in 16–36 month old children. Click the TBAQ or Instrument Descriptions tab above for more information. To request a copy of the TBAQ, click the Manual Request tab.
  • FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions.
  • Instrument Descriptions: Descriptions of each of the hosted versions of Lab-TAB and the TBAQ.
  • Relevant Publications: Journal articles and book chapters related to Lab-TAB and TBAQ development and methodology.
  • People: H. Hill Goldsmith, developer of both the Lab-TAB and TBAQ; Jeff Gagne, chief consultant; researchers with whom we have consulted on Lab-TAB and/or TBAQ projects.
  • Manual Request & Contact: Information about requesting the Lab-TAB manuals and the TBAQ as well as an email contact for consulting questions.