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Salivary cortisol mediates effects of poverty and parenting on executive functions in early childhood.
In a predominantly low-income population-based longitudinal sample of 1,292 children followed from birth, higher level of salivary cortisol assessed at ages 7, 15, and 24 months was uniquelyExpand
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Contributions of Hot and Cool Self-Regulation to Preschool Disruptive Behavior and Academic Achievement
The construct of self-regulation can be meaningfully distinguished into hot and cool components. The current study investigated self-regulation in a sample of 926 children aged 3–5 years old.Expand
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Developmental course of ADHD symptomatology during the transition from childhood to adolescence: a review with recommendations.
  • M. Willoughby
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and…
  • 2003
Although historically conceptualized as a disorder that was limited to males during middle childhood, ADHD is currently conceptualized as a chronic disorder that persists into adolescence andExpand
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On the Practical Interpretability of Cross-Lagged Panel Models: Rethinking a Developmental Workhorse.
Reciprocal feedback processes between experience and development are central to contemporary developmental theory. Autoregressive cross-lagged panel (ARCL) models represent a common analytic approachExpand
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The measurement of executive function at age 3 years: psychometric properties and criterion validity of a new battery of tasks.
In this study, the authors examined the psychometric properties and criterion validity of a newly developed battery of tasks that were designed to assess executive function (EF) abilities in earlyExpand
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Maternal and child contributions to cortisol response to emotional arousal in young children from low-income, rural communities.
Relations of maternal and child characteristics to child cortisol reactivity to and recovery from emotional arousal were examined prospectively at approximately 7 months of age (infancy) and thenExpand
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Poverty as a predictor of 4-year-olds' executive function: new perspectives on models of differential susceptibility.
In a predominantly low-income, population-based longitudinal sample of 1,259 children followed from birth, results suggest that chronic exposure to poverty and the strains of financial hardship wereExpand
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Using the ASEBA to Screen for Callous Unemotional Traits in Early Childhood: Factor Structure, Temporal Stability, and Utility
This study evaluated a five-item screening measure of Callous Unemotional (CU) traits using items drawn from the Preschool Form of the Achenbach System of Empirically Based Assessment (ASEBA). UsingExpand
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The measurement of executive function at age 5: psychometric properties and relationship to academic achievement.
This study examined the psychometric properties and criterion validity of a newly developed battery of executive function (EF) tasks for use in early childhood. The battery was included in the FamilyExpand
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The Efficacy, Safety, and Practicality of Treatments for Adolescents with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Studies examining interventions for adolescents diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) were reviewed to evaluate their efficacy. These efficacy findings were supplemented withExpand
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