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Competing Interests

Dr. Tannock is on the advisory board for Eli Lilly, a consultant for Purdue Pharma Canada, and in 2010 participated in an ADHD meeting sponsored by Janssen-Cilag.

Author Contributions

Sarah Gray performed the experiments, analyzed the data, wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Rosemary Tannock conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Human Ethics

The following information was supplied relating to ethical approvals (i.e., approving body and any reference numbers):

Institutional Review Board of the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ont. Canada.

Sickkids REB #1000013136, “Inattentive behaviors and cognition as predictors of later academic outcomes” (PI: Rosemary Tannock)


Funding for this project was provided by the Canada Research Chair Program (RT) and the Joseph-Armand Bombardier CGS Doctoral Scholarship (SG) SSHRC #410-2008-1052 The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.

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