Reflection Science’s Co-founder and Cheif Science Officer, Dr. Stephanie Carlson, explains key insights about how the Batman Effect and pretend play are important in developing a child’s working memory, executive function, flexible thinking, and impulse control. See the article here.
What does a child’s relationship with their imaginary friends say about them? In this episode of “The Real Guide to Imaginary Companions” by SciFri, Dr. Stephanie Carlson explains how pretend play can help children perform better in tasks of self-control …
Reflection Sciences, a provider of training and tools for measuring executive function skills and promoting their healthy development, was featured on the front page of the University of Minnesota College of Education and Human Development’s magazine! Read about Executive Function’s growing …
Our own Alyssa Meuwissen, along with Michelle Englund, recently published their study, “Executive Function in at-risk children: Importance of Father-Figure Support and Mother Parenting” in the Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology. See the article here.
Dr. Stephanie Carlson explains how executive function and symbolism can reduce temptation and improve self-control in preschool children. See the video here.
Dr. Phil Zelazo explains how a child’s problem-solving abilities, memory, executive function skills, and impulse control can be fostered by reflection training. See the video here.
Dr. Phil Zelazo explains how teaching calming and mindfulness training can help to improve attention, self-awareness, and perspective taking in children. See the video here.
The “Batman Effect”: Dr. Stephanie Carlson explains how pretend role play can improve executive function skills. See the video here.
Reflection Sciences’ Co-Founders Drs. Zelazo and Carlson, together with their colleague Dr. Megan McClelland, explain how important executive function (EF) skills are for learning and school success and recommend that schools provide children with opportunities to practice reflection and exercise …
Co-Founder Dr. Stephanie Carlson was interviewed about Executive Function on the radio show, “Mom Enough.” Explore the many facets of parenting in today’s world.