Working memory is related to how a child temporarily stores and uses the information in their mind. It is an essential skill a child needs in order to hold on to information to work with it mentally and it is needed for a wide variety of skills
Self-regulation is the ability to control one’s attention, impulsive behavior, thoughts, and emotions, and it is a key executive function skill for children when it comes to learning and social interactions.
The early building blocks of executive functions (EFs) —higher-order cognitive processes underlying goal-directed behavior—are acquired during infancy and undergo remarkable improvement throughout this period. Professor Cuevas will discuss the emergence and development of EFs during infancy, wit
This lecture will attempt to address the state-of-the-art with respect to many of these issues in the field of developmental science and recent work on clinical trials in nutrition. It will present definitions and characterizations of executive function, the brain areas that are thought to be in