Dorota Stasik

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In laboratory tasks, caffeine has been shown to improve psychomotor performance. The aim of the present experiment was to assess the effects of caffeine on a skilled everyday life task in habitual caffeine consumers. The assessment of handwriting movements of 20 adults was performed following the administration of 0mg/kg (placebo), 1.5mg/kg, 3.0mg/kg or(More)
OBJECTIVE Two studies were performed to assess both divergent and convergent thinking in adults with ADHD. METHOD The first study compared the problem-solving abilities of healthy participants (N = 144) and unmedicated adults with ADHD (N = 144). In the second study, problem-solving abilities of adults with diagnosed ADHD (N = 22) were examined twice,(More)
Pharmacological treatment of children with ADHD has been shown to be successful; however, medication may not normalize attention functions. The present study was based on a neuropsychological model of attention and assessed the effect of an attention training program on attentional functioning of children with ADHD. Thirty-two children with ADHD and 16(More)
Mycobacterium celatum type 1 was found to cross-react in the AccuProbe Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex assay. Subsequently, we found a statistically significant increase in the relative light units with lower temperatures, suggesting that it is necessary to perform this AccuProbe assay at between 60 and 61 degrees C. We also recommend the inclusion of M.(More)
The present article is a review of studies concerning graphomotor functions (handwriting) in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and the stimulant-induced (methylphenidate) alterations of both qualitative and quantitative aspects of handwriting. This review indicates an interaction between attentional functions and handwriting in(More)
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