Genetic and Environmental Relations of Executive Functions to Antisocial Personality Symptoms and Psychopathy

Abstract

Executive functions (EFs) are high-level cognitive abilities that help regulate thoughts and actions during goal-directed behavior. EF deficits, measured with laboratory cognitive or neuropsychological tasks, have been... [ view full abstract ]

Authors

  1. Naomi Friedman (University of Colorado Boulder, Institute for Behavioral Genetics)
  2. Soo Rhee (University of Colorado Boulder, Institute for Behavioral Genetics)
  3. Jessica Ross (University of Colorado Boulder, Institute for Behavioral Genetics)
  4. Robin Corley (University of Colorado Boulder, Institute for Behavioral Genetics)
  5. John Hewitt (University of Colorado Boulder, Institute for Behavioral Genetics)

Topic Areas

Cognition: Education, Intelligence, Memory, Attention , Psychopathology (e.g., Internalizing, Externalizing, Psychosis)

Session

OS-4C » IQ/Executive Functioning (17:00 - Thursday, 21st June, Monadnock)

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