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Individual differences in developmental trajectories of A-not-B performance in infants born preterm.
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PMID:  21038156     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Because early executive functioning is a potentially important predictor of developmental delay and learning difficulties in infants born preterm, this study assessed the effect of several perinatal predictors on the development of A-not-B performance between 7 and 14 months corrected age in 76 infants born preterm, and its relationship to subsequent global cognitive functioning. Latent Growth Modeling showed that gestational age was a predictor of initial level, and that birth weight and gender were predictors of the rate of developmental change in A-not-B performance. Moreover, initial level and rate of developmental change in A-not-B performance were predictive of global cognitive functioning.
Eva van de Weijer-Bergsma; Lex Wijnroks; Jan Boom; Linda S de Vries; Ingrid C van Haastert; Marian J Jongmans
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Developmental neuropsychology     Volume:  35     ISSN:  1532-6942     ISO Abbreviation:  Dev Neuropsychol     Publication Date:  2010  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-11-01     Completed Date:  2011-02-23     Revised Date:  2012-03-27    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8702038     Medline TA:  Dev Neuropsychol     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  605-21     Citation Subset:  IM    
Langeveld Institute for the Study of Education and Development in Childhood and Adolescence, University of Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands.
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MeSH Terms
Birth Weight
Child Development*
Executive Function*
Gestational Age
Infant, Newborn
Infant, Premature / growth & development,  psychology*
Neuropsychological Tests
Psychomotor Performance*
Risk Factors
Sex Factors

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