Wait for it! A twin study of inhibitory control in early childhood.

@article{Gagne2010WaitFI,
  title={Wait for it! A twin study of inhibitory control in early childhood.},
  author={Jeffrey R. Gagne and Kimberly J. Saudino},
  journal={Behavior genetics},
  year={2010},
  volume={40 3},
  pages={327-37}
}
Inhibitory control (IC) is a dimension of child temperament that emerges in toddlerhood and involves the ability to regulate behavior in response to instructions or expectations. In general, children with low levels of IC have more cognitive and social difficulties, and higher levels of problem behaviors. Unfortunately, there is a paucity of research on the heritability of this important behavioral dimension. The present study used a twin design to examine the extent to which genetic and… CONTINUE READING

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