Cognitive control moderates early childhood temperament in predicting social behavior in 7-year-old children: an ERP study.

@article{Lamm2014CognitiveCM,
  title={Cognitive control moderates early childhood temperament in predicting social behavior in 7-year-old children: an ERP study.},
  author={Connie Lamm and Olga Lydia Walker and Kathryn Amey Degnan and Heather A. Henderson and Daniel S. Pine and J. M. McDermott and Nathan A. Fox},
  journal={Developmental science},
  year={2014},
  volume={17 5},
  pages={667-81}
}
Behavioral inhibition (BI) is a temperament associated with heightened vigilance and fear of novelty in early childhood, and social reticence and increased risk for anxiety problems later in development. However, not all behaviorally inhibited children develop signs of anxiety. One mechanism that might contribute to the variability in developmental trajectories is the recruitment of cognitive-control resources. The current study measured N2 activation, an ERP (event-related potential… CONTINUE READING