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Visual attention in the first years: typical development and developmental disorders.

Abstract:

The development of attention is critical for the young child's competence in dealing with the demands of everyday life. Here we review evidence from infants and preschool children regarding the development of three neural subsystems of attention: selective attention, sustained attention, and attentional (executive) control. These systems overlap with dorsal cortical visual streams and their disorders are related to the general hypothesis of 'dorsal stream vulnerability'. Infants' ability to c...

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Atkinson, J More by this author
Braddick, O More by this author
Journal:
Developmental medicine and child neurology
Volume:
54
Issue:
7
Pages:
589-595
Publication date:
2012-07-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1469-8749
ISSN:
0012-1622
URN:
uuid:d1487363-6a3d-476c-b9c5-7d1a7d3a5c8d
Source identifiers:
376748
Local pid:
pubs:376748

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