Publication Date: January 2008
Publisher: National Scientific Council on the Developing Child
Research Area: Population and demographics
Keywords: Brain development; Early childhood education; Child development
Coverage: United States
This study’s findings suggest that focusing attention on executive function skills in the formative developmental period for preschool age children, through a curriculum incorporating noncognitive skill development like the “Tools of the Mind” curriculum, can be helpful and may also improve the development of more traditional academic skills.
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