Income, neural executive processes, and preschool children's executive control.

  title={Income, neural executive processes, and preschool children's executive control.},
  author={Erika J Ruberry and Liliana J. Lengua and Leanna Harris Crocker and Jacqueline Bruce and Michaela Boone Upshaw and Jessica A. Sommerville},
  journal={Development and psychopathology},
  volume={29 1},
This study aimed to specify the neural mechanisms underlying the link between low household income and diminished executive control in the preschool period. Specifically, we examined whether individual differences in the neural processes associated with executive attention and inhibitory control accounted for income differences observed in performance on a neuropsychological battery of executive control tasks. The study utilized a sample of preschool-aged children (N = 118) whose families… CONTINUE READING
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