The Switch Task for Children : Measuring mental flexibility in young children

@inproceedings{Dibbets2006TheST,
  title={The Switch Task for Children : Measuring mental flexibility in young children},
  author={Pauline Dibbets and Jellemer Jolles},
  year={2006}
}
Age-related changes in mental flexibility, in the form of task switching, were assessed in 292 children (58–156 months old). Task switching was examined with a new task for young children, the Switch Task for Children (STC). The STC consists of two easy, comparable games and does not require reading skills, which makes it suitable for children younger than 6 years of age. The aims of the present study were: (1) to evaluate the STC; (2) to examine task switching in young children; and (3) to… CONTINUE READING

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