Hot and Cool Executive Functions in Adolescence: Development and Contributions to Important Developmental Outcomes

@inproceedings{Poon2017HotAC,
  title={Hot and Cool Executive Functions in Adolescence: Development and Contributions to Important Developmental Outcomes},
  author={Kean Poon},
  booktitle={Front. Psychol.},
  year={2017}
}
Despite significant theoretical advancement in the area of child neuropsychology, limited attention has been paid to the developmental features of adolescence. The present study intends to address this issue in relation to executive function (EF). EF refers to the psychological processes that underlie goal-directed behavior; recent studies separate cool EF (psychological process involves pure logic and critical analysis) and hot EF (psychological process driven by emotion). Although… CONTINUE READING
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