Children’s sense of reality: The development of orbitofrontal reality filtering

Learning Objectives:

1. Explain the existence of a thought control mechanism critical for maintaining thought and behavior in phase with ongoing reality.
2. Describe the development of this mechanism in children in relation to explicit memory.

Liverani, M. C., Manuel, A. L., Nahum, L., Guardabassi, V., Tomasetto, C., & Schnider, A. (2017). Children’s sense of reality: The development of orbitofrontal reality filtering. Child Neuropsychology, 23(4), 408-421.