Is the Continuous Performance Task a valuable research tool for use with children with Attention-Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder?

@article{Corkum1993IsTC,
  title={Is the Continuous Performance Task a valuable research tool for use with children with Attention-Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder?},
  author={P. Corkum and L. Siegel},
  journal={Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and allied disciplines},
  year={1993},
  volume={34 7},
  pages={
          1217-39
        }
}
  • P. Corkum, L. Siegel
  • Published 1993
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and allied disciplines
  • The Continuous Performance Task (CPT) has become a popular research tool used to distinguish children with Attention-Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) from their normal peers. Whether hyperactive children have a vigilance decrement remains an ongoing controversy. The theoretical basis of the CPT and variables known to influence performance are examined in order to interpret the inconsistencies evident in the research. Studies which employed the CPT in order to examine the possibility of… CONTINUE READING
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