Preschool executive control and sleep problems in early adolescence.

  title={Preschool executive control and sleep problems in early adolescence.},
  author={Timothy D. Nelson and Katherine M. Kidwell and Maren Hankey and Jennifer Mize Nelson and Kimberly Andrews Espy},
  journal={Behavioral sleep medicine},
  volume={16 5},
OBJECTIVE Although numerous studies have documented the effects of sleep loss on executive control (EC) and related abilities, research examining the impact of early EC on subsequent sleep problems is lacking. Therefore, the current study reports on a longitudinal investigation of EC in preschool as a predictor of sleep-wake problems and daytime sleepiness in early adolescence. PARTICIPANTS The participants were 141 children (48.6% female) recruited from the community for a longitudinal study… CONTINUE READING
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