Administered a complex reaction time task to 47 learning‐disabled and 41 control children, aged 8 to 10 ½. The preparatory interval between a warning and act light was manipulated for length and regularity. Groups differed only as a function of number of trials. It appears that the inability to sustain attention over time, rather than momentary inattentiveness, distinguished the two groups.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Journal of Clinical Psychology|
|State||Published - Jul 1982|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous)
- Clinical Psychology