Components of executive function in typically developing and head-injured children.

@article{Brookshire2004ComponentsOE,
  title={Components of executive function in typically developing and head-injured children.},
  author={Bonnie L. Brookshire and Harvey S. Levin and James C. Song and Lifang Zhang},
  journal={Developmental neuropsychology},
  year={2004},
  volume={25 1-2},
  pages={61-83}
}
To identify the key components of executive functions (EFs) in children following traumatic brain injury (TBI), data from a series of EF tests administered to 286 pediatric TBI patients at least 3 years postinjury were subjected to an exploratory factor analysis. A 5-factor model included discourse, EFs (e.g., problem solving, planning), processing speed (e.g., coding), declarative memory, and motor speed. Confirmatory factor analysis based on data obtained from 265 pediatric TBI patients at 3… CONTINUE READING