Temperamental contributions to children's performance in an emotion-word processing task: a behavioral and electrophysiological study.

@article{PrezEdgar2007TemperamentalCT,
  title={Temperamental contributions to children's performance in an emotion-word processing task: a behavioral and electrophysiological study.},
  author={Koraly E. P{\'e}rez-Edgar and Nathan A. Fox},
  journal={Brain and cognition},
  year={2007},
  volume={65 1},
  pages={22-35}
}
Seven-year-old children (N=65) participating in a study of the influence of infant temperament on socioemotional development performed an auditory selective attention task involving words that varied in both affective (positive vs. negative) and social (social vs. nonsocial) content. Parent report of contemporaneous child temperament was also collected, and individual differences in self-regulation in the affective (soothability) and cognitive (attentional control) domains were noted. Overall… CONTINUE READING

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