Executive Functions in Children Aged 6 to 13: A Dimensional and Developmental Study

  title={Executive Functions in Children Aged 6 to 13: A Dimensional and Developmental Study},
  author={Karin Cecilia Brocki and Gunilla Bohlin},
  journal={Developmental Neuropsychology},
  pages={571 - 593}
A cross-sectional study using 92 children aged 6 to 13 years investigated the dimensionality and the development of executive functioning. The measures were drawn from developmentally relevant conceptualizations of executive functioning and included a go/no-go task, a verbal fluency task, a continuous performance task, a Stroop-like task, a hand movements task, and a digit span task. Analyses revealed 3 dimensions interpreted as Disinhibition, Speed/arousal, and Working memory/Fluency. Age and… 
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