Why ADHD Brains Are So (HEY, LOOK BALLOON!) Impulsive


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ADHD-related impairment may be caused by a core deficiency in response inhibition Barkley, R. A. (1997). Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, self- regulation, and time: Toward a more comprehensive theory. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, 18, 271-279.

Meta-analysis of neuroimaging studies revealed consistent underactivation of the frontostriatal circuit in ADHD patients during tasks that require response inhibition Dickstein, S. G., Bannon, K., Castellanos, F. X., & Milham, M. P. (2006). The neural correlates and severity of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: A meta-analysis by ALE. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and Allied Disciplines, 47, 1051-1062.

Farah Mahmud and Dr. Patrick LaCount conducted the research

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