Executive Functions after Age 5: Changes and Correlates.

  title={Executive Functions after Age 5: Changes and Correlates.},
  author={J. R. Best and P. Miller and Lara L. Jones},
  journal={Developmental review : DR},
  volume={29 3},
  • J. R. Best, P. Miller, Lara L. Jones
  • Published 2009
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Developmental review : DR
  • Research and theorizing on executive function (EF) in childhood has been disproportionately focused on preschool age children. This review paper outlines the importance of examining EF throughout childhood, and even across the lifespan. First, examining EF in older children can address the question of whether EF is a unitary construct. The relations among the EF components, particularly as they are recruited for complex tasks, appear to change over the course of development. Second, much of the… CONTINUE READING
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