Executive functioning, emotion regulation, eating self-regulation, and weight status in low-income preschool children: How do they relate?

@article{Hughes2015ExecutiveFE,
  title={Executive functioning, emotion regulation, eating self-regulation, and weight status in low-income preschool children: How do they relate?},
  author={Sheryl O Hughes and Thomas G Power and Teresia M O'Connor and Jennifer Orlet Fisher},
  journal={Appetite},
  year={2015},
  volume={89},
  pages={1-9}
}
The purpose of the present study was to examine relationships between child eating self-regulation, child non-eating self-regulation, and child BMIz in a low-income sample of Hispanic families with preschoolers. The eating in the absence of hunger task as well as parent-report of child satiety responsiveness and food responsiveness were used to assess child eating self-regulation. Two laboratory tasks assessing executive functioning, a parent questionnaire assessing child effortful control (a… CONTINUE READING
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