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Task Dissociation in Prospective Memory Performance in Individuals With ADHD

Altgassen, Mareike
Kretschmer, Anett
Published in Journal of Attention Disorders. 2014, vol. 18, no. 7, p. 617-624
Abstract Objective: The present study investigated, for the first time, event- and time-based prospective memory (PM) in the same sample of adults with ADHD within one paradigm using parallel task constraints. Method: A total of 25 individuals with ADHD and 25 matched neurotypical controls completed a computerized version of the Dresden Breakfast Task, which required participants to prepare breakfast following a set of rules and time restrictions. Results: Although groups did not differ in event-based PM, results demonstrated a large-sized impairment in individuals with ADHD in time-based PM. Conclusion: Findings suggest a task-specific impairment in PM functioning and are discussed in an executive control framework of neurocognitive functioning in ADHD.
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ALTGASSEN, Mareike, KRETSCHMER, Anett, KLIEGEL, Matthias. Task Dissociation in Prospective Memory Performance in Individuals With ADHD. In: Journal of Attention Disorders, 2014, vol. 18, n° 7, p. 617-624. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:98251

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