Age-Related Changes in Attention and Impulsivity in Young Schoolchildren


Normative values of attention, impulsivity, response time, and response time variability were determined for seven- to ten-year-old children with the continuous performance Test of Variables of Attention (TOVA). An age-related increase in attention and a decrease in impulsivity, response time, and its variability were revealed. Differences in TOVA scores were studied for students of gymnasia and schools providing general education.

DOI: 10.1023/B:HUMP.0000042609.64740.57

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@article{Trembach2004AgeRelatedCI, title={Age-Related Changes in Attention and Impulsivity in Young Schoolchildren}, author={A. B. Trembach and Mikhail A. Belyaev and Volodymyr V. Lysenko}, journal={Human Physiology}, year={2004}, volume={30}, pages={537-544} }