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The Elusive Nature of Executive Functions: A Review of our Current Understanding
Executive functions include abilities of goal formation, planning, carrying out goal-directed plans, and effective performance. This article aims at reviewing some of the current knowledgeExpand
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Verbal Fluency and Repetition Skills in Healthy Older Spanish-English Bilinguals
The influence of bilingualism on cognitive test performance in older adults has received limited attention in the neuropsychology literature. The aim of this study was to examine the impact ofExpand
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The Influence of the Parents' Educational Level on the Development of Executive Functions
Information about the influence of educational variables on the development of executive functions is limited. The aim of this study was to analyze the relation of the parents' educational level andExpand
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Age-related cognitive decline during normal aging: the complex effect of education.
The purpose of this study was to further analyze the effects of education on cognitive decline during normal aging. An 806-subject sample was taken from five different Mexican regions. ParticipantsExpand
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Prevalence of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Symptoms in 4- to 17-Year-Old Children in the General Population
The purposes of this study were (a) to estimate the prevalence of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD) symptoms in the general preschool and school population; and (b) to analyze theExpand
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Correlation between intelligence test scores and executive function measures.
In this study, some executive function measures (Wisconsin Card Sorting Test [WCST], verbal fluency, and Trial Making Test [TMT], Form A and Form B) were correlated with Wechsler Intelligence ScaleExpand
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Illiteracy: the neuropsychology of cognition without reading.
Illiterates represent a significant proportion of the world's population. Written language not only plays a role in mediating cognition, but also extends our knowledge of the world. Two major reasonsExpand
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NEUROPSI: a brief neuropsychological test battery in Spanish with norms by age and educational level.
The purpose of this research was to develop, standardize, and test the reliability of a short neuropsychological test battery in the Spanish language. This neuropsychological battery was namedExpand
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Neuropsychological assessment in illiterates: Visuospatial and memory abilities
A basic neuropsychological battery of visuospatial and memory abilities was administered to extreme educational groups (illiterates and professionals). Subjects were matched according to sex and age.Expand
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The impact of culture and education on non-verbal neuropsychological measurements: A critical review
Clinical neuropsychology has frequently considered visuospatial and non-verbal tests to be culturally and educationally fair or at least fairer than verbal tests. This paper reviews theExpand
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