Executive function and self-regulatory influences on children’s eating

Lori A. Francis, Nathaniel R. Riggs

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Abstract

This chapter reviews the literature linking executive function (EF) to problematic, dysregulated eating styles and behaviors in children. Theoretical frameworks that aid in our understanding of problematic, dysregulated eating behaviors are described, along with empirical studies that measure various components of EF and their relation to children’s eating. Implications for prevention and practice are discussed and are informed by existing efforts.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationPediatric Food Preferences and Eating Behaviors
PublisherElsevier
Pages183-206
Number of pages24
ISBN (Electronic)9780128117163
ISBN (Print)9780128117170
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2018

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Engineering(all)
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)

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    Francis, L. A., & Riggs, N. R. (2018). Executive function and self-regulatory influences on children’s eating. In Pediatric Food Preferences and Eating Behaviors (pp. 183-206). Elsevier. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-811716-3.00010-5