A novel task for examining strategic planning: evidence for impairment in children with ADHD.

@article{Kofman2008ANT,
  title={A novel task for examining strategic planning: evidence for impairment in children with ADHD.},
  author={Ora Kofman and Jennifer C Gidley Larson and Stewart H. Mostofsky},
  journal={Journal of clinical and experimental neuropsychology},
  year={2008},
  volume={30 3},
  pages={261-71}
}
Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) often show poor performance on tasks that require strategic planning. To assess this ability, we developed a paper and pencil task that required consistent use of a simple test-taking strategy to maximize the number of points. The visual discrimination task with minimal cognitive demands required children to maximize their gains by responding only to outlined high-point problems and to skip the low-point problems. The task was… CONTINUE READING