Neurocognitive development in 5- to 16-year-old North American children: a cross-sectional study.

@article{Korkman2013NeurocognitiveDI,
  title={Neurocognitive development in 5- to 16-year-old North American children: a cross-sectional study.},
  author={Marit I Korkman and Pekka Lahti-Nuuttila and Marja Laasonen and Sally L Kemp and James A. Holdnack},
  journal={Child neuropsychology : a journal on normal and abnormal development in childhood and adolescence},
  year={2013},
  volume={19 5},
  pages={516-39}
}
Executive functions are thought to be the latest functions to mature. However, this view has not been tested by assessing simultaneously memory, perception of emotions, visuospatial perception, and visuoconstructional skills. NEPSY II norm data from 1000 5- to 16-year-old U.S. children were obtained. Fifteen NEPSY II subtests with no floor or ceiling effects in any age group and no major changes in task type were selected. The 16-year level was attained at age 12 to 13 in all subtests with two… CONTINUE READING