Improving executive function in childhood: evaluation of a training intervention for 5-year-old children

@inproceedings{Traverso2015ImprovingEF,
  title={Improving executive function in childhood: evaluation of a training intervention for 5-year-old children},
  author={Laura Traverso and Paola Viterbori and Maria Carmen Usai},
  booktitle={Front. Psychol.},
  year={2015}
}
Executive function (EF) refers to a set of higher order cognitive processes that control and modulate cognition under continuously changing and multiple task demands. EF plays a central role in early childhood, is associated and predictive of important cognitive achievements and has been recognized as a significant aspect of school readiness. This study examines the efficacy of a group based intervention for 5-year-old children that focuses on basic components of EF (working memory, inhibitory… CONTINUE READING
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