Chapter 9. Executive Functions in Developing Children: Current Conceptualizations and Questions for the Future

  1. Kathleen McCartney and
  2. Deborah Phillips
  1. Marilyn C. Welsh,
  2. Sarah L. Friedman and
  3. Susan J. Spieker

Published Online: 11 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470757703.ch9

Blackwell Handbook of Early Childhood Development

Blackwell Handbook of Early Childhood Development

How to Cite

Welsh, M. C., Friedman, S. L. and Spieker, S. J. (2006) Executive Functions in Developing Children: Current Conceptualizations and Questions for the Future, in Blackwell Handbook of Early Childhood Development (eds K. McCartney and D. Phillips), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470757703.ch9

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405120739

Online ISBN: 9780470757703

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Keywords:

  • executive functions;
  • symptoms;
  • clinical neuropsychology;
  • piaget's classic;
  • phenylketonuria

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Current Conceptualizations of Executive Function

  • Future Questions for Executive Function Research

  • Summary and Concluding Thoughts