Examining the relationship between rightward visuo-spatial bias and poor attention within the normal child population using a brief screening task.

@article{Manly2005ExaminingTR,
  title={Examining the relationship between rightward visuo-spatial bias and poor attention within the normal child population using a brief screening task.},
  author={Tom Manly and Kim Cornish and Cathy G. Grant and Veronika B Dobler and Chris J. Hollis},
  journal={Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and allied disciplines},
  year={2005},
  volume={46 12},
  pages={1337-44}
}
BACKGROUND Some previous studies have linked Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) with a bias in spatial awareness away from the left. As genetic research suggests that ADHD may be better viewed as an extreme on a continuum rather than a distinct entity, here we examined this issue in boys from the normal population. METHOD From an initial sample of 1811, two groups of boys characterised by very high (n = 58) or very low (n = 68) levels of ADHD-type behaviours were formed. The… CONTINUE READING

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