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ERIC Number: EJ805783
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 14
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 57
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1087-0547
Neuropsychological Functioning in Subgroups of Children with and without Social Perception Deficits and/or Hyperactivity-Impulsivity
Schafer, Vickie; Semrud-Clikeman, Margaret
Journal of Attention Disorders, v12 n2 p177-190 2008
Objective: The purpose of this study is to ascertain whether there are differences among groups of children based on their social perception skills in visual perception and fluid reasoning to assist in more effective intervention planning. Method: A total of 80 children were grouped on the basis of their performance on a social perception measure (Child and Adolescent Social Perception) and the presence or absence of hyperactive-impulsive behaviors. They were administered a battery of tests to determine whether the groups differed in their visual perceptual skills and fluid reasoning abilities. Results: The groups with poor social perception significantly differed from groups with intact social perception on the Rey-O and Fluid Reasoning but not on the Judgment of Line Orientation or the Developmental Test of Visual Motor Integration. Conclusion: A subgroup of children with ADHD demonstrates poor social perception skills and accompanying deficits in complex visual perception and fluid reasoning. (Contains 2 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Developmental Test of Visual Motor Integration; Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children