The wide attentional window: a major deficit of children with attention difficulties.

@article{Shalev2003TheWA,
  title={The wide attentional window: a major deficit of children with attention difficulties.},
  author={Lilach Shalev and Yehoshua Tsal},
  journal={Journal of learning disabilities},
  year={2003},
  volume={36 6},
  pages={517-27}
}
The present study assessed visual selective attention in children with attention difficulties compared to age-matched, typically achieving children. We used the flanker task, which requires participants to respond to a central target flanked by distractors, and the feature and conjunction visual search, which requires participants to search for a predesignated target embedded among a variable number of distractors. The results showed that children with attention difficulties encountered major… CONTINUE READING

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