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Theories of developmental psychology
What Is a Theory? What Is a Developmental Theory? Of What Value Is a Developmental Theory? Organizing Information / Guiding Research How Are Facts and Theories Related? The Model / Deductive Theory /Expand
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A developmental perspective on executive function.
This review article examines theoretical and methodological issues in the construction of a developmental perspective on executive function (EF) in childhood and adolescence. Unlike most reviews ofExpand
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Exercise improves executive function and achievement and alters brain activation in overweight children: a randomized, controlled trial.
OBJECTIVE This experiment tested the hypothesis that exercise would improve executive function. DESIGN Sedentary, overweight 7- to 11-year-old children (N = 171, 56% girls, 61% Black, M ± SD age =Expand
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Exercise and Children’s Intelligence, Cognition, and Academic Achievement
Studies that examine the effects of exercise on children’s intelligence, cognition, or academic achievement were reviewed and results were discussed in light of (a) contemporary cognitive theoryExpand
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Executive Functions after Age 5: Changes and Correlates.
Research and theorizing on executive function (EF) in childhood has been disproportionately focused on preschool age children. This review paper outlines the importance of examining EF throughoutExpand
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Relations between Executive Function and Academic Achievement from Ages 5 to 17 in a Large, Representative National Sample.
This study examined age-related changes in complex executive function (EF) in a large, representative sample (N = 2,036) aged 5 to 17 using the Cognitive Assessment System (CAS; Naglieri & Das,Expand
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Effects of aerobic exercise on overweight children's cognitive functioning: a randomized controlled trial.
The study tested the effect of aerobic exercise training on executive function in overweight children. Ninety-four sedentary, overweight but otherwise healthy children (mean age = 9.2 years, bodyExpand
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Gender Differences in High‐school Students’ Views about Science
This study examined gender differences in 79 high‐school students’ attitudes towards their science classes, their perceptions of science and scientists, and their views about majoring in science. TheExpand
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Cognitive development, 3rd ed.
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The development of strategies of selective attention.
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