WMS Johnson

Department of Anatomy, Sree Balaji Medical College and Hospital Chrompet, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India


  • Research Article   
    Continuous Performance Test to Assess Gender Difference in Attention in Late Adolescent Subjects
    Author(s): Archana Rajasundaram*, Durga Devi G, Jinu Merlin Koshy and WMS Johnson

    Introduction: Attention is defined as the mechanism by which we prepare to process stimuli, focus on what to process, and determine how far it will be processed. In addition, it could allow us to determine how one‘s sex influences the risk of developing disorders that manifest and progress differently in men and women. Methods: This cross sectional study was carried out among 146 late adolescent boys and girls who had completed their school education. Socio demographic data was captured using a structured, self-administered questionnaire. The penns continuous performance test was used to assess the attention wherein participants were asked to observe the flashing letters on the computer screen, one at a time, and to press the spacebar according to the appearance of a specific prescribed pattern. Results: In males and females to compare the perfo.. Read More»

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