Executive function in children in residential care


The development of executive function (EF), which is responsible for goal-directed behavior and decision-making, may be affected by early experiences such as institutionalization. Previous studies indicate that early and... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Maria Gracia Peñarrubia (University of Seville, Spain)
  2. Jesús Palacios (University of Seville, Spain)
  3. Maite Román (University of Seville, Spain)
  4. Carmen Moreno (University of Seville, Spain)
  5. Esperanza León (University of Seville, Spain)

Topic Area

Mental health of children and young people in care


OS-13 » Developmental Assessment of Children in Care (16:30 - Wednesday, 14th September, Sala 4)