The Specificity of Processing in Prefrontal Cortex: From Problem Solving to Reaction Times

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The 39th Sir Frederick Bartlett Memorial Lecture given by Prof Tim Shallice at the January 2011 meeting of the Experimental Psychology Society, University College London, 6 January 2011. A selection of previous Bartlett Lectures published in Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology are now available to download or read online here . A selection of published articles by Prof Tim Shallice can be found here . Visit the Experimental Psychology Society at www.eps.ac.uk .

Talk by Diamond

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Professor Diamond talks about the importance of play in a child's development of executive functions such as inhibitory control, working memory, and cognitive flexibility, as can be seen through a program called "Tools of the Mind," based on the theories of psychologists Lev Vygotski and Alexander Luria.