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Task-switching deficits and repetitive behaviour in genetic neurodevelopmental disorders: data from children with Prader-Willi syndrome chromosome 15 q11-q13 deletion and boys with Fragile X syndrome.

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Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS) and Fragile X syndrome (FraX) are associated with distinctive cognitive and behavioural profiles. We examined whether repetitive behaviours in the two syndromes were associated with deficits in specific executive functions. PWS, FraX, and typically developing (TD) children were assessed for executive functioning using the Test of Everyday Attention for Children and an adapted Simon spatial interference task. Relative to the TD children, children with PWS and FraX s...

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10.1080/02643290802685921

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
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Author
Journal:
Cognitive neuropsychology More from this journal
Volume:
26
Issue:
2
Pages:
172-194
Publication date:
2009-03-01
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EISSN:
1464-0627
ISSN:
0264-3294
Language:
English
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pubs:311500
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uuid:8b64f3de-c6ea-42bc-8297-3a9916ef9910
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pubs:311500
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311500
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2012-12-19

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