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Journal of Modern Foreign Psychology

Publisher: Moscow State University of Psychology and Education

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Development of executive functions in preschool age

Pushina N.P., research fellow at Centre for Neurocognitive Research (MEG-Centre), Moscow State University of Psychology & Education, Russia
Abstract
Development of processes of self-control behavior is one of the fundamental problems of developmental psychology. Both in Russian and foreign psychology the idea of self-control (executive control) of behavior in closely connected with functioning of prefrontal cortex of the brain. This approach has been formed under the influence of clinical research studies of damage results in these brain divisions and experiments with primates

Keywords: executive functions, frontal cortex, preschool age

Column: Developmental psychology

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