Motor control and sequencing of boys with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) during computer game play

  title={Motor control and sequencing of boys with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) during computer game play},
  author={S. Houghton and N. Milner and John West and D. Graham and V. Lawrence and K. Whiting and R. Tannock and K. Durkin},
  journal={Br. J. Educ. Technol.},
  • S. Houghton, N. Milner, +5 authors K. Durkin
  • Published 2004
  • Psychology, Computer Science
  • Br. J. Educ. Technol.
  • The motor control of 49 unmedicated boys clinically diagnosed with ADHD, case-matched with 49 non-ADHD boys, was assessed while playing Crash Bandicoot I, a SonyTM Playstation platform computer video game. In Crash Bandicoot participants control the movements of a small-animated figure through a hazardous jungle environment. Operationally defined measures of motor control were designated by (1) the stage of the game completed (ie, the number of obstacles successfully passed) before losing the… CONTINUE READING
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