Pina Filippello

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In the present research, event-based prospective memory and response inhibition (RI) abilities were investigated in children with ASD (Study 1), with ADHD (Study 2), and their matched neurotypical controls. Children engaged in a categorisation (ongoing) task and, concurrently, in either an event-based prospective memory (PM) or a Go/No-Go secondary task.(More)
The purpose of this study was to explore the influence of social importance on prospective remembering in younger and older adults as a possible factor contributing to the age-prospective memory paradox. Using a between-subjects design, 40 younger and 40 older adults worked on a time-based prospective memory task in which social importance was varied.(More)
Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) have difficulties in the development of social interaction which may be tied to the attachment relationship with their caregivers. The aim of the study is to explore the quality of relationship of attachments in 10 children with ASD and the differences in attachment classification (Ainsworth, Blehar, Waters, &(More)
Both comprehension training (CT) and metacomprehension training (MCT) have been shown to be effective in improving reading comprehension in poor comprehenders, but there has been no comparative analysis of their efficacy. This study compared CT and MCT with the objective of verifying their effectiveness in improving comprehension skills and determining(More)
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