Toddlers benefit from labeling on an executive function search task.

@article{Miller2011ToddlersBF,
  title={Toddlers benefit from labeling on an executive function search task.},
  author={Stephanie E Miller and Stuart Marcovitch},
  journal={Journal of experimental child psychology},
  year={2011},
  volume={108 3},
  pages={580-92}
}
Although labeling improves executive function (EF) performance in children older than 3years, the results from studies with younger children have been equivocal. In the current study, we assessed performance in a computerized multistep multilocation search task with older 2-year-olds. The correct search location was either (a) not marked by a familiar picture or given a distinct label, (b) marked by a familiar picture but not given a distinct label, (c) marked by a familiar picture and labeled… CONTINUE READING

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