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Author Cornish, Kim.
Title Attention, genes, and developmental disorders / Kim Cornish and John Wilding.
Imprint New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2010.

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Author Cornish, Kim.
Series Oxford series in developmental cognitive neuroscience.
Subject Developmental disabilities -- Genetic aspects.
Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder -- Genetic aspects.
Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity -- genetics.
Adolescent Development.
Child Development.
Developmental Disabilities -- genetics.
Genetic Diseases, Inborn -- genetics.
Alt Name Wilding, John M.
Description 1 online resource.
Summary What is attention? How does it go wrong? This book is concerned with attention and its development, both typical and atypical, particularly in disorders with a known genetic etiology or assumed genetic linkage: ADHD, autism, fragile X syndrome, Down syndrome, Williams syndrome, and 22q11 deletion syndrome.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents 1. Advances in Attention, Genes, and Developmental Disorders: An Introduction; Section I: Attention, Genes, and Brains; 2. What Is Attention? Navigating Its Complex History and Facing the Challenges Ahead; 3. Genes and Atypical Attention; 4. Brains and Atypical Attention; Section II: Measuring Attention; 5. Measuring Attention at the Behavioral Level: Rating Scales and Checklists; 6. Measuring Attention at the Cognitive Level: Batteries and Tasks; Section III: Development of Typical and Atypical Attention; 7. Attention Over Development: From Infancy to Adolescence
8. Atypical Attention: Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)9. Specific Neurodevelopmental Disorders and Attention; Section IV: Treatment Approaches and Avenues for Future Research; 10. Treating Attentional Impairments; 11. Conclusions and Pause for Thought; References; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W
OCLC # 676780943
Additional Format Print version 9780195179941.

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