Predicting Cognitive Control From Preschool to Late Adolescence and Young Adulthood

@article{Eigsti2006PredictingCC,
  title={Predicting Cognitive Control From Preschool to Late Adolescence and Young Adulthood},
  author={I. Eigsti and Vivian Zayas and W. Mischel and Y. Shoda and O. Ayduk and M. B. Dadlani and M. Davidson and J. Aber and B. Casey},
  journal={Psychological Science},
  year={2006},
  volume={17},
  pages={478 - 484}
}
In this longitudinal study, the proportion of time preschoolers directed their attention away from rewarding stimuli during a delay-of-gratification task was positively associated with efficiency (greater speed without reduced accuracy) at responding to targets in a go/no-go task more than 10 years later. The overall findings suggest that preschoolers' ability to effectively direct their attention away from tempting aspects of the rewards in a delay-of-gratification task may be a developmental… Expand

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