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A comparison of executive function in very preterm and term infants at 8 months corrected age

Sun, Jenny, Mohay, Heather A., & O'Callaghan, Michael (2009) A comparison of executive function in very preterm and term infants at 8 months corrected age. Early Human Development, 85(4), pp. 225-230.

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Abstract

Executive function (EF) emerges in infancy and continues to develop throughout childhood. Executive dysfunction is believed to contribute to learning and attention problems in children at school age. Children born very preterm are more prone to these problems than their full-term peers.

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ID Code: 31598
Item Type: Journal Article
Keywords: Executive Function, Very Preterm Infants, Working Memory, Inhibition, Planning
DOI: 10.1016/j.earlhumdev.2008.10.005
ISSN: 0378-3782
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > PSYCHOLOGY AND COGNITIVE SCIENCES (170000) > PSYCHOLOGY (170100) > Developmental Psychology and Ageing (170102)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Psychology & Counselling
Copyright Owner: Copyright © 2010 Elsevier Ireland Ltd.
Deposited On: 01 Apr 2010 08:28
Last Modified: 01 Mar 2012 00:07

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