A hierarchical model of cognitive flexibility in children: Extending the relationship between flexibility, creativity and academic achievement

Learning Objectives:

  1. Explain the dimensional nature of cognitive flexibility and the importance of considering its different components during neuropsychological assessment and interventions.
  2. Describe how each flexibility component imposes different demands on executive functions and may differentially contribute to creativity and academic skills.

Vanessa Arán Filippetti & Gabriela Krumm (2020) A hierarchical model of cognitive flexibility in children: Extending the relationship between flexibility, creativity and academic achievement, Child Neuropsychology, DOI: 10.1080/09297049.2019.1711034