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Longitudinal development of attention and inhibitory control during the first year of life

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Executive functions (EFs) are key abilities that allow us to control our thoughts and actions. Research suggests that two EFs, inhibitory control (IC) and working memory (WM), emerge around 9 months. Little is known about IC earlier in infancy and whether basic attentional processes form the “building blocks” of emerging IC. These questions were investigated longitudinally in 104 infants tested behaviorally on two screen‐based attention tasks at 4 months, and on IC tasks at 6 and 9 months. Re...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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Accepted Manuscript

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10.1111/desc.12690

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Experimental Psychology
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John Wiley & Sons Ltd Publisher's website
Journal:
Developmental Science Journal website
Volume:
21
Issue:
6
Pages:
e12690
Publication date:
2018-06-17
Acceptance date:
2018-04-20
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EISSN:
1467-7687
ISSN:
1363-755X
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pubs:842355
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uri:7c681d0c-e42f-45df-b4c2-5b133aa4e5dd
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uuid:7c681d0c-e42f-45df-b4c2-5b133aa4e5dd
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