Visual attention deficits contribute to impaired facial emotion recognition in boys with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.

@article{Shin2008VisualAD,
  title={Visual attention deficits contribute to impaired facial emotion recognition in boys with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.},
  author={D W Shin and Sallie J. Lee and B Kim and Youngshil Park and S-W Lim},
  journal={Neuropediatrics},
  year={2008},
  volume={39 6},
  pages={323-7}
}
The purpose of the present study was to examine whether attention deficits contribute to dysfunctional facial emotion recognition in boys with ADHD. The first hypothesis was that ADHD patients would commit more errors in facial emotion recognition than the control group. The second hypothesis was that attention deficits, which were measured by a computerized continuous performance test (CPT), would be responsible for the errors in facial emotion recognition in boys with ADHD. A revised… CONTINUE READING
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