A behavioral neuroenergetics theory of ADHD.

  title={A behavioral neuroenergetics theory of ADHD.},
  author={Peter R Killeen and Vivienne Ann Russell and Joseph A. Sergeant},
  journal={Neuroscience and biobehavioral reviews},
  volume={37 4},
Energetic insufficiency in neurons due to inadequate lactate supply is implicated in several neuropathologies, including attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). By formalizing the mechanism and implications of such constraints on function, the behavioral Neuroenergetics Theory (NeT) predicts the results of many neuropsychological tasks involving individuals with ADHD and kindred dysfunctions, and entails many novel predictions. The associated diffusion model predicts that response… CONTINUE READING
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