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STELZER, Florencia; CERVIGNI, Mauricio Alejandro  y  MARTINO, Pablo. Development of executive function in preschool children: a review of some modulators factors. Liberabit [online]. 2011, vol.17, n.1, pp. 93-100. ISSN 1729-4827.

During the course of the last two decades, there has been a growing scientific intresting in the study of exective functions development during preschool years. This interesting arise in part in these processes experience considerable development during this period. Also, numerous studies have found a link between performance in these processes and the presence of different psychopathological disorders. This article is a review of EF development during preschool years. The objective pursued in it, is to describe the observed changes in EF in cognitive-behavioral level during this period, linking them to those potential anatomical -functional bases. Although, we will analyze the impact of some factors considered modulators of this process. We concluded emphasizing the need for further study of the factors modulating such development, given the importance of EF for individual’s adaptation to the environment.

Palabras clave : Modulators Factors; Executive Functions; Neurodevelopment; Preschool.

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