Orlando Francisco Amodeu Bueno

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It has been suggested that leisure activity and physical exercise can be a protective factor for neuropsychological functions and are associated with a reduced risk of dementia. Thus, the purpose of this study was to investigate the influence of physical exercise and leisure on the neuropsychological functions of healthy older adults. The sample was(More)
The analysis of cognitive processes underpinning reading and writing skills may help to distinguish different reading ability profiles. The present study used a Brazilian reading and writing battery to compare performance of students with dyslexia with two individually matched control groups: one contrasting on reading competence but not age and the other(More)
This study examined executive functioning and reading achievement in 106 6- to 8-year-old Brazilian children from a range of social backgrounds of whom approximately half lived below the poverty line. A particular focus was to explore the executive function profile of children whose classroom reading performance was judged below standard by their teachers(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess and compare the sensory processing abilities of children with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and children without disabilities, and to analyze the relationship between sensory processing difficulties and behavioural symptoms presented by children with ADHD. METHOD Thirty-seven children with ADHD were compared with(More)
OBJECTIVE To verify the language and cognitive profile of children with dyslexia, contributing to the diagnosis of this condition in readers of a regular orthography, such as Brazilian Portuguese. METHODS In this study, 47 children with dyslexia (GD) and two controlled groups, one composed of 41 age controls (GCI) and the other with 31 reading controls(More)
PSYCHOLOGY Funcionamento executivo e desempenho em leitura na escola: um estudo de crianças Brasileiras identificadas por seus professores como " Maus Leitores " crianças em situação de risco para fracasso escolar. INTRODUÇÃO A leitura é uma tarefa complexa que depende de uma série de habilidades. Atualmente, está claro que as habilidades de consciência(More)
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