Early Hum Dev 2021 Mar 26;157:105362. Epub 2021 Mar 26.
Center for Human Development, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093-0115, United States of America; Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093-0603, United States of America. Electronic address:
Background: Children born preterm are at risk for difficulties in executive function (EF), however there are limited tools to assess EF in young children and it is not fully understood how these early deficits are related to emerging academic skills.
Aims: To examine (a) early EF differences in young children born preterm, (b) how a measure of behavioral self-regulation correlates with other measures of EF in children born preterm, and (c) how this measure relates to academic outcomes in children born preterm.
Study Design: Longitudinal cohort study. Read More