The development of conscious control in childhood.

  title={The development of conscious control in childhood.},
  author={Philip David Zelazo},
  journal={Trends in cognitive sciences},
  volume={8 1},
Developmental data suggest that the growth of executive function in childhood can be understood in terms of the development of consciousness. According to the "levels of consciousness" (LOC) model, there are age-related increases in the highest degree of self-reflection or LOC that children are able to muster in response to situational demands. These increases in LOC with age have consequences for the quality of experience, the potential for recall, the complexity of children's explicit… CONTINUE READING
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