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Marcovitch, Stuart

UNCG

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Labeling and Representation in a Multistep Multilocation Search Task with 2.5- to 3-Year-Old Children 2007 1030 Few studies have examined the development of executive function in children younger than 3 years of age. At this age, language may allow children to reflect upon stronger representations which in turn may influence the control of behavior. The presen...
The cost of event-based prospective memory in children 2008 733 Prospective memory is remembering to perform an action in the future when a cue is presented. However, processes involved in remembering the future intention (i.e., preparatory attentional processes) might hinder performance on activities leading u...
Examining the benefits of feedback: are monitoring skills implicated in successful performance? 2009 777 The current set of experiments was designed to investigate whether monitoring skills are implicated in the effectiveness of receiving feedback on performance. This was examined by determining whether receiving feedback improves the retention of corre...
The relationship between executive function and joint attention in the second year of life 2012 3526 Several theories of cognitive control or executive function (EF) propose that EF development corresponds to children's ability to form and reflect on represented stimuli in the environment. However, research on early EF is primarily conducted with pr...
Development of the enactment effect: examining individual differences in executive function to predict increased memory for action 2013 316 The enactment effect, remembering self-performed action phrases better than identical phrases learned verbally, is a robust effect documented in many studies with adults and older children. Evidence for the enactment effect in children younger than 8...