From Movement to Thought: The Development of Executive Function

@article{Koziol2013FromMT,
  title={From Movement to Thought: The Development of Executive Function},
  author={Leonard F. Koziol and Jacob T. Lutz},
  journal={Applied Neuropsychology: Child},
  year={2013},
  volume={2},
  pages={104 - 115}
}
Abstract This article presents a very simple definition of executive functioning (EF). Although EF is traditionally understood as a cognitive function dependent upon top-down cortical control, we challenge this model. We propose that the functional architecture of the brain evolved to meet the needs of interactive behavior and that cognition develops to control the motor system, which is of paramount importance in adaptation, essentially a manifestation of EF. We propose that traditional models… Expand
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