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Year : 2008  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 72-75
Normative data for the letter-cancellation task in school children


Division of Yoga & Life Sciences, Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana, Bangalore, India

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H R Nagendra
Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana, # 19, K.G. Nagar, Bangalore 560 019
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0973-6131.43544

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Aims: To establish the norms for the letter-cancellation task-a psychomotor performance task. Materials and Methods: Eight hundred nineteen school students were selected in the present study in an age range between nine and 16 years ( M = 12.14; SD = 1.78 years). Subjects were assessed once for the cancellation task. Results: Both age and sex influenced performance on the SLCT; therefore, correction scores were obtained on the basis of these factors. Conclusions: The availability of Indian normative data for the SLCT will allow wider application of this test in clinical practice.


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