Attentional function as measured by a Continuous Performance Task in children with dyscalculia.

@article{Lindsay2001AttentionalFA,
  title={Attentional function as measured by a Continuous Performance Task in children with dyscalculia.},
  author={Ronald L Lindsay and Tina Tomazic and Melvin D. Levine and Pasquale J. Accardo},
  journal={Journal of developmental and behavioral pediatrics : JDBP},
  year={2001},
  volume={22 5},
  pages={287-92}
}
This study determined whether or not students with dyscalculia had difficulty with attention as measured by the Conners' Computerized Continuous Performance Test (CPT). Fifty-six control subjects and 27 subjects with dyscalculia were administered the CPT. Performance was measured using percent omission errors, percent commission errors, mean response time, SE of response times (SE-RT), and a calculated overall attention index (CPT Index). Compared with controls, subjects with dyscalculia had… CONTINUE READING

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