Visual attention control differences in 12-month-old preterm infants

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dc.contributor.authorDownes, Michelle-
dc.contributor.authorKelly, David-
dc.contributor.authorDay, Kayleigh-
dc.contributor.authoret al.-
dc.date.accessioned2019-05-09T09:05:38Z-
dc.date.available2019-05-09T09:05:38Z-
dc.date.copyright2018 Elsevieren_US
dc.date.issued2018-02-03-
dc.identifier.citationInfant Behavior and Developmenten_US
dc.identifier.issn0163-6383-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10197/10374-
dc.description.abstractThere have been few previous attempts to assess the development of early markers of executive function in infants born preterm despite well-established deficits reported for older preterm children that have been closely linked to poorer academic functioning. The present study investigates early attention control development in healthy 12-month-old age-corrected pre-term infants who were born less than 30 weeks and compares their performance to full-term infants. Eye-tracking methodology was used to measure attention control. Preterm Infants spent less time focused on the target and were slower to fixate attention, with lower gestational age associated with poorer target fixation and slower processing speed. There were no significant group differences observed for inhibition of return or interference control. These findings suggest that specific emerging deficits in attention control may be observed using eye tracking methodology in very preterm infants at this early stage of development, despite scores within the average range on the Bayley Scales of Infant Development.en_US
dc.format.mediumPrint-Electronic-
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.publisherElsevieren_US
dc.rightsThis is the author’s version of a work that was accepted for publication in Infant Behaviour and Development. Changes resulting from the publishing process, such as peer review, editing, corrections, structural formatting, and other quality control mechanisms may not be reflected in this document. Changes may have been made to this work since it was submitted for publication. A definitive version was subsequently published in Infant Behaviour and Development (50 (2018)) https://doi.org/10.1016/j.infbeh.2018.01.002en_US
dc.subjectPretermen_US
dc.subjectExecutive functionen_US
dc.subjectEye-trackingen_US
dc.subjectAttentionen_US
dc.subjectInhibitionen_US
dc.subjectProcessing speeden_US
dc.titleVisual attention control differences in 12-month-old preterm infantsen_US
dc.typeJournal Articleen_US
dc.internal.authorcontactothermichelle.downes@ucd.ieen_US
dc.statusPeer revieweden_US
dc.identifier.volume50en_US
dc.identifier.startpage180en_US
dc.identifier.endpage188en_US
dc.identifier.doi10.1016/j.infbeh.2018.01.002-
dc.neeo.contributorDownes|Michelle|aut|-
dc.neeo.contributorKelly|David|aut|-
dc.neeo.contributorDay|Kayleigh|aut|-
dc.neeo.contributoret al.||aut|-
dc.date.embargo2020-02-03en_US
dc.description.admin24 month embargo - ACen_US
dc.date.updated2018-12-12T14:37:14Z-
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