DEVELOPMENT OF THE INHIBITORY COMPONENT OF THE EXECUTIVE FUNCTIONS IN CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS

@article{LeonCarrion2004DEVELOPMENTOT,
  title={DEVELOPMENT OF THE INHIBITORY COMPONENT OF THE EXECUTIVE FUNCTIONS IN CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS},
  author={Jose Leon-Carrion and Javier Garc{\'i}a-Orza and Francisco Javier P{\'e}rez-Santamar{\'i}a},
  journal={International Journal of Neuroscience},
  year={2004},
  volume={114},
  pages={1291 - 1311}
}
The development of inhibitory control, one component of the executive functions, during childhood and adolescence was the focus of the present study. A group of 99 participants between 6 and 17 years of age were studied using the Stroop test. Results suggest the existence of age-related differences both in response times and errors that follow a nonlinear relationship. Interference increased in the first age groups, declining from around 10 years till 17 years. Data also suggest that word… 
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