The functional emergence of prefrontally-guided working memory systems in four- to eight-year-old children

  title={The functional emergence of prefrontally-guided working memory systems in four- to eight-year-old children},
  author={M. Luciana and C. Nelson},
  • M. Luciana, C. Nelson
  • Published 1998
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Neuropsychologia
  • The neural processes that underlie the functional emergence of human cognitive functions, particularly those associated with the prefrontal cortex (PFC), are of growing interest to developmental psychologists and neuroscientists. Specifically, working memory functions have been correlated with PFC activity in nonhuman primates and adult humans but have not been extensively studied in children. We examined the developmental emergence of functions involved in working memory through the use of the… CONTINUE READING
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