early childhood

Executive Function in Adolescence: Associations with Child and Family Risk Factors and Self-Regulation in Early Childhood.

Authors: Berthelsen D, Hayes N, White SLJ, Williams KE

Executive functions are important higher-order cognitive skills for goal-directed thought and action. These capacities contribute to successful school achievement and lifelong wellbeing. The importance of executive functions to children’s education begins in early childhood and continues […]

The Relationship between Nutrition in Infancy and Cognitive Performance during Adolescence.

Authors: Foster JK, Hickling S, Li J, Nyaradi A, Oddy WH

Journal: Frontiers in Nutrition

OBJECTIVES: In this study, we aimed to investigate the long-term associations between breastfeeding duration during infancy, diet quality as measured by a diet score at 1 year of age, and cognitive performance during adolescence. METHODS: Participants (n = 717) […]

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