Executive functions after traumatic brain injury in children.

  title={Executive functions after traumatic brain injury in children.},
  author={Harvey S. Levin and Gerri R Hanten},
  journal={Pediatric neurology},
  volume={33 2},
There is growing recognition that executive function, the superordinate, managerial capacity for directing more modular abilities, is frequently impaired by traumatic brain injury in children and mediates the neurobehavioral sequelae exhibited by these patients. This review encompasses the definition of specific executive functions, age-related changes in executive functions in typically developing children, and the effects of traumatic brain injury on executive functions. The neural substrate… CONTINUE READING


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