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Functional MRI Activation of Inhibitory Control in Adolescents and Young Adults with Multiple Sclerosis
Inhibitory control, defined as the ability to withhold a response, is typically preserved in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS), despite impairment in other executive functions. This study examined the concept of ...
A Multi-method Analysis of Intersensory Perception of Social Information in Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder
The present study investigated the intersensory processing deficit for social stimuli in individuals with ASD compared to age- and cognitive-ability matched typically developing peers. This deficit was theorized to account ...
Temporal Discounting and Cognitive Abilities in a Developmental Sample
Temporal discounting (TD) is the tendency to choose smaller, immediate rewards over larger, later rewards. Temporal discounting choices were studied in relation to cognitive abilities and self-control rating measures in a ...
Examination of a Novel Unstructured Performance-based Measure of Executive Function in Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and a Community Sample of Typically Developing Children
Executive functions enable problem solving and goal attainment. EF have been assessed with performance-based measures and rating scales. Research has shown a lack of association between these two methods. One framework ...
Identifying Attention Commonalities and Differences Between Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and Autism Spectrum Disorder
The present study examined one of Posner and Petersen’s (1990) attention networks (i.e., orienting – the ability to selectively focus on pertinent information) in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) as compared ...
Temporal Discounting Preferences as an Index of Rational Thinking
Temporal discounting refers to a preference for smaller sooner rewards over larger delayed rewards. We explored temporal discounting as a construct of rational thinking in emerging adults. In Study One, we examined individual ...