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l-Amphetamine improves poor sustained attention while d-amphetamine reduces overactivity and impulsiveness as well as improves sustained attention in an animal model of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity…

Overview of attention for article published in Behavioral and Brain Functions, January 2008
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (87th percentile)
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Title
l-Amphetamine improves poor sustained attention while d-amphetamine reduces overactivity and impulsiveness as well as improves sustained attention in an animal model of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Published in
Behavioral and Brain Functions, January 2008
DOI 10.1186/1744-9081-4-3
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Authors

Terje Sagvolden, Tong Xu

Abstract

ADHD is currently defined as a cognitive/behavioral developmental disorder where all clinical criteria are behavioral. Overactivity, impulsiveness, and inattentiveness are presently regarded as the main clinical symptoms. There is no biological marker, but there is considerable evidence to suggest that ADHD behavior is associated with poor dopaminergic and noradrenergic modulation of neuronal circuits that involve the frontal lobes. The best validated animal model of ADHD, the Spontaneously Hypertensive Rat (SHR), shows pronounced overactivity, impulsiveness, and deficient sustained attention. While dopamine release is decreased in SHR, norepinephrine concentrations are elevated. The primary objective of the present research was to test effects of a range of doses of the catecholamine agonists d- and l-amphetamine on ADHD-like symptoms in SHR.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 2 3%
United Kingdom 1 1%
Mexico 1 1%
South Africa 1 1%
Unknown 75 94%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 14 18%
Researcher 11 14%
Student > Bachelor 10 13%
Student > Master 8 10%
Student > Doctoral Student 6 8%
Other 20 25%
Unknown 11 14%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Psychology 17 21%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 13 16%
Medicine and Dentistry 11 14%
Neuroscience 6 8%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 4 5%
Other 11 14%
Unknown 18 23%
Attention Score in Context

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 8. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 12 April 2023.
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#4,760,001
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Outputs from Behavioral and Brain Functions
#89
of 417 outputs
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#21,509
of 168,433 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Behavioral and Brain Functions
#1
of 8 outputs
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