Korean preschoolers' advanced inhibitory control and its relation to other executive skills and mental state understanding.

  title={Korean preschoolers' advanced inhibitory control and its relation to other executive skills and mental state understanding.},
  author={Seungmi Oh and Charlie Lewis},
  journal={Child development},
  volume={79 1},
This study assessed executive function and mental state understanding in Korean preschoolers. In Experiment 1, forty 3.5- and 4-year-old Koreans showed ceiling performance on inhibition and switching measures, although their performance on working memory and false belief was comparable to that of Western children. Experiment 2 revealed a similar advantage in a sample of seventy-six 3- and 4-year-old Koreans compared with sixty-four age-matched British children. Korean children younger than 3.5… CONTINUE READING
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