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Sideline test accurately detects athletes’ concussions in minutes, study shows

By |2016-10-05T06:45:50-04:00February 4th, 2011|Categories: Brain, Research, Sports|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

ScienceDaily (2011-02-03) -- A simple test performed at the sideline of sporting events can accurately detect concussions in athletes, according to a new study. Current sideline tests can leave a wide amount a brain function untested following concussion. Researchers showed that this simple test was superior to current methods and accurately and reliably identified athletes with [...]

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Virtual Reality Classrooms as an Assessment for ADHD

By |2017-01-10T00:00:39-05:00March 16th, 2009|Categories: ADHD, Research|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Continuous-performance tests (CPTs) are assessments that measure sustained attention, selective attention, and impulsivity. They can be used as part of an evaluation for ADHD. The "old school" CPTs use actual paper, pencil, and a stopwatch. The newer generation of CPTs were software applications that allowed the computer to keep track of variables. The latest CPTs use [...]

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