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A Structural Analysis of Executive Functions and Socioeconomic Status in School Age Children: Cognitive Factors as Effect Mediators
(Taylor & Francis, 2012-08)
Socioeconomic status (SES) is a well-known predictor of cognitive achievement and executive functioning, although the underlying cognitive mediating processes remain unclear. The authors analyze the association between ...
Do Executive Functions Predict Written Composition? Effects beyond Age, Verbal Intelligence and Reading Comprehension
(Polish Neuropsychological Society, 2015-04)
Several studies have revealed the importance of executive functioning processes for school learning. However, research examining which specific executive functions (EFs) can influ- ence written expression is scarce. This ...
The thickness of posterior cortical areas is related to executive dysfunction in Alzheimer's disease
(Faculdade de Medicina / USP, 2014-01-01)
OBJECTIVE: To establish whether alterations of brain structures in Alzheimer's disease are associated with executive dysfunction. METHODS: Nineteen patients with Alzheimer's disease and 22 older control subjects underwent ...
Benefits of physical exercise on executive functions in older people with Parkinson's disease
(Academic Press Inc. Elsevier B.V., 2013)
Córtex prefrontal y trastornos del comportamiento: Modelos explicativos y métodos de evaluación
Dysfunction of prefrontal cortex explains the symptoms of many neurological and psychiatric disorders, such as the consequences of cerebral trauma and schizophrenia. Although the importance of frontal lobe functions in ...
Attentional performance and executive functions in children with learning difficultiesDesempenho atencional e funções executivas em crianças com dificuldades de aprendizagem
(Curso de Pós-Graduação em Psicologia da Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, 2011)
Olfactory deficits and cognitive dysfunction in Parkinson's disease
Background: Olfactory deficits and executive dysfunction have been reported in Parkinson's disease (PD). However, the association between these deficits has not been thoroughly examined. Methods: We studied 44 PD subjects ...
Testing the model of caudo-rostral organization of cognitive control in the human with frontal lesions
The cascade model of cognitive control, mostly relying on functional neuroimaging studies, stipulates that the lateral frontal cortex (LFC) is organized as a cascade of executive processes involving three levels of ...
Executive dysfunction in children and adolescents with temporal lobe epilepsy: Is the Wisconsin Card Sorting Test enough?
(ACADEMIC PRESS INC ELSEVIER SCIENCE, 2009)
The Wisconsin Card Sorting Test (WCST) is the gold standard in the evaluation of executive dysfunction (ED) in patients with temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE). We evaluated 35 children with TLE and 25 healthy controls with the ...