Research topic

Developmental and acquired attention and reading deficits, Neuropsychology of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Visual perception and attention in high functioning autism, Attention training.

Research methods

Behavioral, cognitive and brain imaging (EEG and fMRI).

Projects in the lab include

  • Identifying the neural bases of sustained attention, response inhibition and executive attention in adults with ADHD and without it.

  • Assessing the behavioral and neural outcomes of attentional training in adults with ADHD.

  • The outcome of attention training in children with ADHD.
  • The effect of psychostimulants on different aspects of attention.
  • Perceptual and attentional effects on local and global perception among high functioning individuals with autism.
  • Assessing the effects of attention training as a rehabilitation program in brain-damaged patients.
  • The role of attention in developmental dyslexia