Executive function in older adults: a structural equation modeling approach.

  title={Executive function in older adults: a structural equation modeling approach.},
  author={Rachel Hull and Randi C. Martin and Margaret E. Beier and David Lane and A. Cris Hamilton},
  volume={22 4},
Confirmatory factor analysis (CFA) and structural equation modeling (SEM) were used to study the organization of executive functions in older adults. The four primary goals were to examine (a) whether executive functions were supported by one versus multiple underlying factors, (b) which underlying skill(s) predicted performance on complex executive function tasks, (c) whether performance on analogous verbal and nonverbal tasks was supported by separable underlying skills, and (d) how patterns… CONTINUE READING


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