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How often have you looked with pity on parents suffering through a child’s tantrum? Yes, like rubberneckers at a highway crash, it seems like everyone turns around to watch. Don't despair: tantrums are an inevitable part of life with young children. Read more from Ellen Galinsky to explore Executive Function Skills, Autonomy Support and 5 tips for managing tantrums.
Executive function – the skills to focus and manage tasks – is, of course, central to childhood development. Given that, measuring executive function becomes imperative. How does that work? University of Minnesota professors Stephanie M. Carlson & Philip David Zelazo explain their research and the powerful tool they’ve created. Filmed for Early Learning Nation’s Mobile Studio at the Society for Research in Child Development’s biennial meeting in Baltimore, MD, on March 22, 2019. #SRCD19

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