Karenleigh A. Overmann

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There are few published studies of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in adult inmates, and even fewer studies that have considered ADHD in adult inmates by gender. The present study examined the prevalence of ADHD, its subtypes, and associated psychological and neuropsychological comorbidity as a function of gender in a sample of 3,962 inmates(More)
As humans, we share most of our biological make-up with our closest primate relatives, yet we stand out not just from them but from all other species with respect to our cultural diversity, our capacity for language, and particularly our cognitive skills. While of prime interest for the field of cog-nitive science, the still-open question of which factors(More)
In the debate about the demise of the Neandertal, several scholars have claimed that humanity's nearest relatives were indistinguishable archaeologically, and thus behaviorally and cognitively, from contemporaneous Homo sapiens. They suggest that to hold otherwise is to characterize Neandertals as inferior to H. sapiens, a false dichotomy that excludes the(More)
OBJECTIVE This study compared the effectiveness of two group treatments, behavioral activation (BA) and cognitive therapy (CT), in reducing subsyndromal anxiety and depressive symptoms in a sample of Iranian university students. METHOD Twenty-seven Iranian university students who scored 18 or higher on the depression subscale and 16 or higher on the(More)
Numeracy is a paradigmatic example of the close dovetailing of culture, language, and cognition. The two systems central to the numerical competence—one for the exact representation of small numbers and one for the approximation of larger numbers—are relatively old in phylogenetic terms and available almost from birth. Together, they provide the basis for(More)
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