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Does Computerized Working Memory Training with Game Elements Enhance Motivation and Training Efficacy in Children with ADHD?
This study examined the benefits of adding game elements to standard computerized working memory (WM) training, and whether it would improve training efficacy. Expand
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Efficacy of methylphenidate, psychosocial treatments and their combination in school-aged children with ADHD: a meta-analysis.
INTRODUCTION This meta-analysis compares effect-sizes of methylphenidate and psychosocial treatments and their combination on ADHD, concurrent oppositional, conduct symptoms, social behaviors andExpand
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Social incompetence in children with ADHD: possible moderators and mediators in social-skills training.
Children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) often encounter problems in social interactions with peers and are confronted with peer rejection and social isolation. The most commonExpand
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Working memory and cognitive flexibility-training for children with an autism spectrum disorder: a randomized controlled trial.
BACKGROUND People with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) experience executive function (EF) deficits. There is an urgent need for effective interventions, but in spite of the increasing research focusExpand
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Childhood dental fear in the Netherlands: prevalence and normative data.
OBJECTIVE This study aimed to present normative data on dental fear for the Dutch child population, by identifying not only highly fearful children but also children at risk for developing this highExpand
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The Dental Subscale of the Children's Fear Survey Schedule: a factor analytic study in The Netherlands.
The Dental Subscale of the Children's Fear Survey Schedule (CFSS-DS) is a well-known instrument for assessing dental fear in children. Previous studies have shown that the scale has acceptableExpand
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Can Motivation Normalize Working Memory and Task Persistence in Children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder? The Effects of Money and Computer-Gaming
Visual-spatial Working Memory (WM) is the most impaired executive function in children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Some suggest that deficits in executive functioning areExpand
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A psychometric evaluation of the social skills rating system in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
The social skills rating system (SSRS) was developed to assess social skills of children, as observed by multiple raters (teacher, parent, child). Studies of the SSRS have been conducted withExpand
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Improving Executive Functioning in Children with ADHD: Training Multiple Executive Functions within the Context of a Computer Game. A Randomized Double-Blind Placebo Controlled Trial
Introduction Executive functions (EFs) training interventions aimed at ADHD-symptom reduction have yielded mixed results. Generally, these interventions focus on training a single cognitive domainExpand
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Sensitivity of Gray’s behavioral inhibition system in clinically anxious and non-anxious children and adolescents
The child version of the Carver and White (1994) BIS/BAS-scales (Muris et al., 2005) was used to assess sensitivity of the Behavioral Inhibition and the Behavioral Activation System in clinicallyExpand
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