A developmental perspective on executive function.

@article{Best2010ADP,
  title={A developmental perspective on executive function.},
  author={J. Best and P. Miller},
  journal={Child development},
  year={2010},
  volume={81 6},
  pages={
          1641-60
        }
}
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 of EF, which focus on preschoolers, this review focuses on studies that include large age ranges. It outlines the development of the foundational components of EF-inhibition, working memory, and shifting. Cognitive and neurophysiological assessments show that although EF emerges during the first few… Expand
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