Parent-report and performance-based measures of executive function assess different constructs

Learning Objectives:

1. To understand the distinction between two different constructs of executive function: parent-reported executive function and performance-based executive function.
2. To understand how parent-report measures and performance-based measures of executive function are differently associated with children’s performance on measures of attention, reading, math, and motor skill.

Ten Eycke, K. D., & Dewey, D. (2016). Parent-report and performance-based measures of executive function assess different constructs. Child Neuropsychology22(8), 889-906.