Using Path Analysis to Understand Executive Function Organization in Preschool Children

  title={Using Path Analysis to Understand Executive Function Organization in Preschool Children},
  author={Theresa E. Senn and Kimberly Andrews Espy and Paul M. Kaufmann},
  journal={Developmental Neuropsychology},
  pages={445 - 464}
There continues to be no consensus definition of executive functions. One way to understand different executive function components is to study abilities at their emergence, that is, early in development, and use advanced statistical methods to understand the interrelations among executive processes. However, to fully determine the constructs of interest, these methods often require complete data on a large battery of tasks, which are difficult to obtain with young children. Path analysis is an… 
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