Laura A. Zapardiel's research while affiliated with Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and other places

Publications (3)

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The origins and early development of Executive Functions (EF) have been closely related to language. The investigation in EF development has been conducted mainly through standardized tasks, in which the researcher determines what the child should do, how and when. Critical voices question the ecological validity of the classic tasks and emphasize...
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Executive functions (EFs) embrace a range of cognitive control processes that allow us to control and direct our own behavior, thoughts, and emotions and to develop complex responses to difficulties. Standardized tasks commonly used to investigate EFs are reviewed. Here, a study is reported of the first challenges that children set for themselves i...

Citations

... The most important thing is the family environment, because children are born in the parents' territory, and all aspects of family life are simultaneously very influential on children. [22] Children need to be adequately guided at each stage of their development to show a complete unity of behaviour and lifestyle. This integrity can be observed from all expressions in the child's life, namely healthy children, healthy psychologically and physically, good children, avoiding lousy behavior or criminal behavior, and responsible children. ...