Lack of inhibition: a motivational deficit in children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder and children with traumatic brain injury.

@article{Konrad2000LackOI,
  title={Lack of inhibition: a motivational deficit in children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder and children with traumatic brain injury.},
  author={Kerstin Konrad and Siegfried Gauggel and Almut Manz and M Sch{\"o}ll},
  journal={Child neuropsychology : a journal on normal and abnormal development in childhood and adolescence},
  year={2000},
  volume={6 4},
  pages={286-96}
}
Recent research has demonstrated that both brain-injured children and children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) suffer from response inhibition deficits. To investigate whether these deficits can be influenced by motivational factors, the stop-signal task was performed with and without reward contingencies for successful inhibition. Three groups of children between 8 and 12 years of age, participated in the study: 31 children with ADHD, 37 with traumatic brain injuries (TBI… CONTINUE READING