Developing Mechanisms of Self-Regulation in Early Life.


Children show increasing control of emotions and behavior during their early years. Our studies suggest a shift in control from the brain's orienting network in infancy to the executive network by the age of 3-4 years. Our longitudinal study indicates that orienting influences both positive and negative affect, as measured by parent report in infancy. At 3… (More)


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@article{Rothbart2011DevelopingMO, title={Developing Mechanisms of Self-Regulation in Early Life.}, author={Mary Klevjord Rothbart and Brad E. Sheese and Manuel Rueda and Michael I. Posner}, journal={Emotion review : journal of the International Society for Research on Emotion}, year={2011}, volume={3 2}, pages={207-213} }