Associations of Cognitive Function Scores with Carbon Dioxide, Ventilation, and Volatile Organic Compound Exposures in Office Workers: A Controlled Exposure Study of Green and Conventional Office Environments

Table 4. Description of the cognitive domains tested.
Cognitive function domaina Description
aSee Streufert et al. (1986) for detailed descriptions.
Basic Activity Level Overall ability to make decisions at all times
Applied Activity Level Capacity to make decisions that are geared toward overall goals
Focused Activity Level Capacity to pay attention to situations at hand
Task Orientation Capacity to make specific decisions that are geared toward completion of tasks at hand
Crisis Response Ability to plan, stay prepared, and strategize under emergency conditions
Information Seeking Capacity to gather information as required from different available sources
Information Usage Capacity to use both provided information and information that has been gathered toward attaining overall goals
Breadth of Approach Capacity to make decisions along multiple dimensions and use a variety of options and opportunities to attain goals
Strategy Complex thinking parameter that reflects the ability to use well-integrated solutions with the help of optimal use of information and planning