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Invited Address

Executive Function and the Developing Brain

Saturday, May 29, 2010, 9:00 AM - 9:50 AM
Back Bay Ballroom B

Philip Zelazo

Philip Zelazo
University of Minnesota

The development of executive function (EF) has consequences for behavior in a wide variety of domains, and impairments in EF have been implicated in numerous disorders. This talk presents a neurocognitive model of EF and its development, and examines the implications of efforts to train EF during the preschool period.

Subject Area: Developmental

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