Fernando C. Capovilla

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Research shows abnormal function of the pre-frontal cortex in Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). This cortex is involved in the control of executive functions related to planning and execution of goal-oriented strategies, working memory, inhibitions, cognitive flexibility, and selective attention. Selective attention involves focus on the(More)
traditional paper-and-pencil versions have been standardized with a sample of 1158 deaf students. This study provides preliminary validation of three out of the six computerized battery tests with hearing children. By comparing data obtained with the computerized tests to data obtained with the paper-and-pencil tests, the study found out that they are(More)
RESUMO O artigo descreve o sistema computadorizado BuscaSigno com Interface Gráfica que permite a usuários surdos e ouvintes localizar diretamente qualquer um dentre milhares de sinais da Língua de Sinais Brasileira (Libras), ainda que se desconheça a palavra em Português correspondente ao sinal. Descreve a construção desse sistema e sua utilidade em(More)
(ADHD). This cortex is involved in the control of executive functions related to planning and execution of goal-oriented strategies, working memory, inhibitions, cognitive flexibility, and selective attention. Selective attention involves focus on the target stimulus, ignoring competing distractions. The Stroop Test (Stroop, 1935) is usually used to(More)
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