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Developmentally Sensitive Measures of Executive Function in Preschool Children
- S. Carlson
- Medicine, Psychology
- Developmental neuropsychology
- 1 October 2005
Changes in executive functioning in the preschool years are recognized as playing a critical role in cognitive and social development, yet comprehensive data and recommendations about measurement of… Expand
Individual differences in inhibitory control and children's theory of mind.
This research examined the relation between individual differences in inhibitory control (IC; a central component of executive functioning) and theory-of-mind (ToM) performance in preschool-age… Expand
Bilingual experience and executive functioning in young children.
Advanced inhibitory control skills have been found in bilingual speakers as compared to monolingual controls (Bialystok, 1999). We examined whether this effect is generalized to an unstudied language… Expand
From external regulation to self-regulation: early parenting precursors of young children's executive functioning.
In keeping with proposals emphasizing the role of early experience in infant brain development, this study investigated the prospective links between quality of parent-infant interactions and… Expand
How specific is the relation between executive function and theory of mind? Contributions of inhibitory control and working memory
The relation between executive function (EF) and theory of mind (ToM) may involve specific processes of inhibition and/or working memory capacity contributing to ToM, or it might be a reflection of… Expand
Executive function and theory of mind: stability and prediction from ages 2 to 3.
- S. Carlson, Dorothy J. Mandell, L. Williams
- Psychology, Medicine
- Developmental psychology
- 1 November 2004
Several studies have demonstrated a relation between executive functioning (EF) and theory of mind (ToM) in preschoolers, yet the developmental course of this relation remains unknown. Longitudinal… Expand
A review of quantitative genetic components of fitness in salmonids: implications for adaptation to future change
Salmonine fishes are commonly subjected to strong, novel selective pressures due to anthropogenic activities and global climate change, often resulting in population extinction. Consequently, there… Expand
Hot and Cool Executive Function in Childhood and Adolescence: Development and Plasticity
Executive function (EF), which refers to the more deliberate, top-down neurocognitive processes involved in self-regulation, develops most rapidly during the preschool years, together with the growth… Expand
Human predators outpace other agents of trait change in the wild
- C. Darimont, S. Carlson, M. Kinnison, P. Paquet, T. Reimchen, C. Wilmers
- Biology, Medicine
- Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
- 20 January 2009
The observable traits of wild populations are continually shaped and reshaped by the environment and numerous agents of natural selection, including predators. In stark contrast with most predators,… Expand
It's about time: the temporal dynamics of phenotypic selection in the wild.
Selection is a central process in nature. Although our understanding of the strength and form of selection has increased, a general understanding of the temporal dynamics of selection in nature is… Expand