Nerea Crespo-Eguílaz

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The majority of neuropsychological tests used to evaluate attention processes in children lack ecological validity. The AULA Nesplora (AULA) is a continuous performance test, developed in a virtual setting, very similar to a school classroom. The aim of the present study is to analyze the convergent validity between the AULA and the Continuous Performance(More)
The aim is to assess repetition-based learning of procedures in children with developmental coordination disorder (DCD), reading disorder (RD) and attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Participants included 187 children, studied in 4 groups: (a) DCD comorbid with RD and ADHD (DCD+RD+ADHD) (n = 30); (b) RD comorbid with ADHD (RD+ADHD) (n = 48);(More)
BACKGROUND Procedural memory allows acquisition, consolidation and use of motor skills and cognitive routines. Automation of procedures is achieved through repeated practice. In children, improvement in procedural skills is a consequence of natural neurobiological development and experience. METHODS The aim of the present research was to make a(More)
OBJECTIVES To determine the prevalence of sleep disorders in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and in a control population. To examine the relationship between sleep disorders and symptoms of inattention, hyperactivity/impulsiveness and executive dysfunction. MATERIALS AND METHODS We studied 126 children with ADHD and 1036(More)
INTRODUCTION The Children's Communication Checklist (CCC) by Bishop is a useful scale for evaluation of pragmatic verbal abilities in school children. The aim of the study is to ascertain the validity and reliability of the CCC in Spanish. SUBJECTS AND METHODS Answers to the CCC items by parents of 360 children with normal intelligence were analyzed.(More)
INTRODUCTION The aim of this research is to contribute to knowledge of the normal spontaneous motor behavior of the human fetus during the second trimester of pregnancy. This study focuses on five patterns of spontaneous fetal movement: startle (S), axo-rhizomelic rhythmia (ARR), axial stretching (AS), general movement (GM), and diaphragmatic contraction(More)
INTRODUCTION Plasticity makes possible adaptative modelling of the nervous system to experiences i.e. learning and development. AIM To review current literature on clinical long term evolution and functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) features of brain remodelling after focal stroke in left perisylvian regions involved in basic language processing(More)
INTRODUCTION Children with coordination disorder -non verbal learning disorder, procedural learning disorder (PLD)- have difficulties in understanding complex simultaneous visual information. AIM Validation of two different visual tasks to measure central coherence function of children with PLD. SUBJECTS AND METHODS A chimeric image and a complex visual(More)