Hyperactivity in boys with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD): The role of executive and non-executive functions.

@article{Hudec2015HyperactivityIB,
  title={Hyperactivity in boys with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD): The role of executive and non-executive functions.},
  author={Kristen L Hudec and R Matt Alderson and Connor H. G. Patros and Sarah E Lea and Stephanie J Tarle and Lisa J Kasper},
  journal={Research in developmental disabilities},
  year={2015},
  volume={45-46},
  pages={103-9}
}
Motor activity of boys (age 8-12 years) with (n=19) and without (n=18) ADHD was objectively measured with actigraphy across experimental conditions that varied with regard to demands on executive functions. Activity exhibited during two n-back (1-back, 2-back) working memory tasks was compared to activity during a choice-reaction time (CRT) task that placed relatively fewer demands on executive processes and during a simple reaction time (SRT) task that required mostly automatic processing with… CONTINUE READING

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