Development of Executive Functions Through Late Childhood and Adolescence in an Australian Sample

  title={Development of Executive Functions Through Late Childhood and Adolescence in an Australian Sample},
  author={Vicki Anderson and Peter J. Anderson and Elisabeth A. Northam and Rani K Jacobs and Cathy Catroppa},
  journal={Developmental Neuropsychology},
  pages={385 - 406}
Although there have been significant theoretical advances in the field of child neuropsychology, developmental features of adolescence have received less attention. Progress in clinical practice is restricted due to a lack of well-standardized, developmentally appropriate assessment techniques. This article addresses these issues in relation to executive skills. These abilities are targeted for 2 reasons: first, because they are often considered to be mature during late childhood and… 
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