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TitleThe development of executive function in children exposed to alcohol in utero: An exploratory study.
AuthorBadenhorst, Tania.
SubjectFoetal alcohol syndrome (FAS)
Subject Prenatal exposure to alcohol
Subject Executive function
Subject Development
Subject Developmental delays
Subject Children
Subject Western Cape Province
Subject Cross-sectional study
Subject Exploratory research
Subject NEPSY.
TypeThesis and dissertation
Abstract The study made use of cross-sectional design that compared the performance of younger children (6- to 7-year-olds) with that of older children (12- to 13-year-olds) on various measures of executive function. Within this, it made use of a natural experimental design, with children exposed to alcohol as the experimental group and non-exposed children as the control group.