Working memory, processing speed, and set-shifting in children with developmental coordination disorder and attention-deficit-hyperactivity disorder.

@article{Piek2007WorkingMP,
  title={Working memory, processing speed, and set-shifting in children with developmental coordination disorder and attention-deficit-hyperactivity disorder.},
  author={Jan Patricia Piek and Murray J. Dyck and Mona Francis and Alistair Conwell},
  journal={Developmental medicine and child neurology},
  year={2007},
  volume={49 9},
  pages={678-83}
}
It has been suggested that the high levels of comorbidity between attention-deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and developmental coordination disorder (DCD) may be attributed to a common underlying neurocognitive mechanism. This study assessed whether children with DCD and ADHD share deficits on tasks measuring working memory, set-shifting, and processing speed. A total of 195 children aged between 6 years 6 months and 14 years 1 month (mean 10y 4mo [SD 2y 2mo]) were included in this study… CONTINUE READING