Eye Movement, Visual Attention, And ADHD Traits

ASU Author/Contributor (non-ASU co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Zachary McKinley Saint (Creator)
Appalachian State University (ASU )
Web Site: https://library.appstate.edu/
William Canu

Abstract: Current research on visual attention differences in college students with ADHD is limited. It is not yet known whether ADHD-related visual attention differences are due to deficits in visual processing or in visual attention. The current study uses the continuous performance task (CPT), along with eye-tracking technology, to test whether college students with higher self-reported ADHD symptoms spend less time looking at the designated target and glance away from the target more than those with lower ADHD symptoms. Those with a broader range of ADHD-related impairment showed deficits in visual attention. Interestingly, however, higher levels of ADHD symptoms predicted better performance on the visual attention task.

Additional Information

Honors Project
Saint, Z. (2017). Eye Movement, Visual Attention, And ADHD Traits. Unpublished Honors Thesis. Appalachian State University. Boone, NC.
Language: English
Date: 2017
ADHD, Eye tracking, Visual attention, College students, Continuous Performance Task

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