Rett Syndrome (RTT) is a developmental disorder, predominantly affecting girls, which causes Intellectual Disability and neuro-behavioral disability. Individuals with RTT present with apraxia and movement disorders and most of them are unable to speak, walk and use their hands. For these reasons, eye tracker technology is being increasingly used to their assess cognitive processes. The aim of this study was to investigate three cognitive processes in girls with RTT compared with typical developing girls (TD): the ability to attend to visual stimuli, the ability to identify the same stimuli and the ability to identify the similar stimuli. With the help of Eye Tracker technology, three tasks were administered (1. Attention; 2. Identification of the same stimuli; 3. Identification of the similar stimuli) to 21 girls with RTT, compared with TD girls. Results show that girls with RTT performed worse than girls with TD in all conditions.

Fabio Rosa, A., Giannatiempo, S., Tindara, C., (Abstract) Attention and identification of the same and the similar visual stimuli in Rett Syndrome, <<LIFE SPAN AND DISABILITY>>, 2019; 2019 (XXII): 113-127 [http://hdl.handle.net/10807/154985]

Attention and identification of the same and the similar visual stimuli in Rett Syndrome

Giannatiempo Samantha
Secondo
;
2019

Abstract

Rett Syndrome (RTT) is a developmental disorder, predominantly affecting girls, which causes Intellectual Disability and neuro-behavioral disability. Individuals with RTT present with apraxia and movement disorders and most of them are unable to speak, walk and use their hands. For these reasons, eye tracker technology is being increasingly used to their assess cognitive processes. The aim of this study was to investigate three cognitive processes in girls with RTT compared with typical developing girls (TD): the ability to attend to visual stimuli, the ability to identify the same stimuli and the ability to identify the similar stimuli. With the help of Eye Tracker technology, three tasks were administered (1. Attention; 2. Identification of the same stimuli; 3. Identification of the similar stimuli) to 21 girls with RTT, compared with TD girls. Results show that girls with RTT performed worse than girls with TD in all conditions.
Inglese
Fabio Rosa, A., Giannatiempo, S., Tindara, C., (Abstract) Attention and identification of the same and the similar visual stimuli in Rett Syndrome, <>, 2019; 2019 (XXII): 113-127 [http://hdl.handle.net/10807/154985]
File in questo prodotto:
Non ci sono file associati a questo prodotto.

I documenti in IRIS sono protetti da copyright e tutti i diritti sono riservati, salvo diversa indicazione.

Utilizza questo identificativo per citare o creare un link a questo documento: http://hdl.handle.net/10807/154985
Citazioni
  • ???jsp.display-item.citation.pmc??? ND
  • Scopus 17
  • ???jsp.display-item.citation.isi??? 15
social impact