Early Maltreatment, Executive Functioning, and the Protective Role of Early Childhood Interventions

Lamoreau, Renee S.
2015

Executive functioning, a subset of cognition associated with the prefrontal cortex, is highly influenced by adverse early experiences like childhood maltreatment. However, since the developing brain is adaptive, social support and therapeutic interventions may alleviate some of the negative effects of maltreatment in young children. This senior thesis examines the effects of maltreatment occurring... read more

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Undergraduate honors theses
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Senior honors thesis.
Tufts University. Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development.
Executive functions (Neuropsychology)
Child abuse.
Child welfare.
Child care services.
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http://hdl.handle.net/10427/000512
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