The Role of Executive Functions in Language Comprehension in Preschool Children

  title={The Role of Executive Functions in Language Comprehension in Preschool Children},
  author={Sanja Simlesa and Maja Cepanec and M. Ljubesic},
  • Sanja Simlesa, Maja Cepanec, M. Ljubesic
  • Published 2017
  • Psychology
  • Psychology
  • The aim of this study was to examine the relationship among various aspects of executive functions (inhibitory control, working memory, planning and cognitive flexibility) and language comprehension in preschool children. The final sample included 203 children, four or five years old, with average nonverbal cognitive development. The measuring instruments for assessment of the children’s executive functions were Grass/Snow task; Inhibition task (NEPSY-II); Digit Span task; CANTAB tasks and… CONTINUE READING
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