The role of reinforcement on cognitive control and the differences between adults and children
Date of Award
Master of Arts in Child Development
The purpose of this study was to examine the way in which motivation affects cognitive control in both children and adults. Cognitive control has been defined as the ability to represent and maintain goal information. Cognitive control involves basic processing abilities such as working memory, inhibition, attention, and cognitive flexibility.
Dziadosz, Jacquelyn Helen, "The role of reinforcement on cognitive control and the differences between adults and children" (2013). Theses Digitization Project. 4298.