TSI Efficacy Study for Adults

TSI: Focused Attention
An Efficacy Study for Adults
September 2014
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NACD Field Study

TSI: Focused Attention
Field Study Report
July 20, 2011
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TSI Program Report of Data

TSI: Focused Attention
August 18, 2011
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