Honors Program

Honors in Psychology

Date of Award


Thesis Professor(s)

Wallace Dixon Jr.

Thesis Professor Department


Thesis Reader(s)

Wallace Dixon Jr., Jaima S. Price, Kerry Proctor-Williams, Shannon Ross-Sheehy


Relatively few studies have investigated the relationship between executive functioning (EF) and language development, and even fewer have researched hot and cool EF as a predictor language development. This study is an investigation into the relationship between EF and language development in preschool aged children. More specifically, the ability for hot or cool EF to predict language, this will be the focus of the study. It was found that hot EF was a better predictor of language development in preschool aged children.

Document Type

Honors Thesis - Open Access

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