N P Friedman

Summary

Affiliation: University of Colorado
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The relations among inhibition and interference control functions: a latent-variable analysis
    Naomi P Friedman
    Department of Psychology, University of Colorado at Boulder, 345 UCB, Boulder, CO 80309 0345, USA
    J Exp Psychol Gen 133:101-35. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Differential roles for visuospatial and verbal working memory in situation model construction
    N P Friedman
    Department of Psychology, University of Colorado, Boulder 80309 0345, USA
    J Exp Psychol Gen 129:61-83. 2000
  3. pmc Individual differences in childhood sleep problems predict later cognitive executive control
    Naomi P Friedman
    Institute for Behavioral Genetics, University of Colorado at Boulder Boulder CO 80309, USA
    Sleep 32:323-33. 2009
  4. pmc Individual differences in executive functions are almost entirely genetic in origin
    Naomi P Friedman
    Institute for Behavioral Genetics, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO 80309, USA
    J Exp Psychol Gen 137:201-25. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Greater attention problems during childhood predict poorer executive functioning in late adolescence
    Naomi P Friedman
    Institute for Behavioral Genetics, 447 UCB, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309, USA
    Psychol Sci 18:893-900. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Comparison of four scoring methods for the reading span test
    Naomi P Friedman
    Institute for Behavioral Genetics, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado 80309, USA
    Behav Res Methods 37:581-90. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Not all executive functions are related to intelligence
    Naomi P Friedman
    Institute for Behavioral Genetics, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO 80309, USA
    Psychol Sci 17:172-9. 2006
  8. pmc Developmental trajectories in toddlers' self-restraint predict individual differences in executive functions 14 years later: a behavioral genetic analysis
    Naomi P Friedman
    Institute for Behavioral Genetics, 447 UCB, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309, USA
    Dev Psychol 47:1410-30. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Assessment of executive functions in clinical settings: problems and recommendations
    A Miyake
    Department of Psychology, University of Colorado at Boulder, 80309 0345, USA
    Semin Speech Lang 21:169-83. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint How are visuospatial working memory, executive functioning, and spatial abilities related? A latent-variable analysis
    A Miyake
    Department of Psychology, University of Colorado at Boulder, 80309 0345, USA
    J Exp Psychol Gen 130:621-40. 2001

Research Grants

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Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint The relations among inhibition and interference control functions: a latent-variable analysis
    Naomi P Friedman
    Department of Psychology, University of Colorado at Boulder, 345 UCB, Boulder, CO 80309 0345, USA
    J Exp Psychol Gen 133:101-35. 2004
    ..These results suggest that the term inhibition has been overextended and that researchers need to be more specific when discussing and measuring inhibition-related functions...
  2. ncbi request reprint Differential roles for visuospatial and verbal working memory in situation model construction
    N P Friedman
    Department of Psychology, University of Colorado, Boulder 80309 0345, USA
    J Exp Psychol Gen 129:61-83. 2000
    ..These results indicate that spatial and causal dimensions of situation models are maintained and elaborated independently in different working memory subsystems...
  3. pmc Individual differences in childhood sleep problems predict later cognitive executive control
    Naomi P Friedman
    Institute for Behavioral Genetics, University of Colorado at Boulder Boulder CO 80309, USA
    Sleep 32:323-33. 2009
    ..To determine whether individual differences in developmental patterns of general sleep problems are associated with 3 executive function abilities-inhibiting, updating working memory, and task shifting-in late adolescence...
  4. pmc Individual differences in executive functions are almost entirely genetic in origin
    Naomi P Friedman
    Institute for Behavioral Genetics, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO 80309, USA
    J Exp Psychol Gen 137:201-25. 2008
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Greater attention problems during childhood predict poorer executive functioning in late adolescence
    Naomi P Friedman
    Institute for Behavioral Genetics, 447 UCB, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309, USA
    Psychol Sci 18:893-900. 2007
    ..These results support the hypothesis that attention problems primarily reflect difficulties with response inhibition...
  6. ncbi request reprint Comparison of four scoring methods for the reading span test
    Naomi P Friedman
    Institute for Behavioral Genetics, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado 80309, USA
    Behav Res Methods 37:581-90. 2005
    ..high-span and low-span groups) led to poor reliability and greatly reduced predictive power. It is recommended that researchers score span tasks with continuous measures and avoid post hoc dichotomization of working memory span groups...
  7. ncbi request reprint Not all executive functions are related to intelligence
    Naomi P Friedman
    Institute for Behavioral Genetics, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO 80309, USA
    Psychol Sci 17:172-9. 2006
    ....
  8. pmc Developmental trajectories in toddlers' self-restraint predict individual differences in executive functions 14 years later: a behavioral genetic analysis
    Naomi P Friedman
    Institute for Behavioral Genetics, 447 UCB, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309, USA
    Dev Psychol 47:1410-30. 2011
    ..These results suggest a biological relation between individual differences in self-restraint and EFs, one that begins early in life and persists into late adolescence...
  9. ncbi request reprint Assessment of executive functions in clinical settings: problems and recommendations
    A Miyake
    Department of Psychology, University of Colorado at Boulder, 80309 0345, USA
    Semin Speech Lang 21:169-83. 2000
    ..On the basis of the theoretical issues discussed and the results from our study, we offer some concrete suggestions and recommendations for the measurement and assessment of executive functions in clinical settings...
  10. ncbi request reprint How are visuospatial working memory, executive functioning, and spatial abilities related? A latent-variable analysis
    A Miyake
    Department of Psychology, University of Colorado at Boulder, 80309 0345, USA
    J Exp Psychol Gen 130:621-40. 2001
    ..Such results highlight the usefulness of a WM perspective in characterizing the nature of cognitive abilities and, more generally, human intelligence...
  11. pmc Behavioral disinhibition: liability for externalizing spectrum disorders and its genetic and environmental relation to response inhibition across adolescence
    Susan E Young
    Institute for Behavioral Genetics, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO 80309, USA
    J Abnorm Psychol 118:117-30. 2009
    ..These results highlight the dynamic nature of behavioral disinhibition across adolescence and suggest that response inhibition may be an important mechanism underlying vulnerability to disinhibitory psychopathology...
  12. ncbi request reprint The unity and diversity of executive functions and their contributions to complex "Frontal Lobe" tasks: a latent variable analysis
    A Miyake
    Department of Psychology, University of Colorado at Boulder, 80309-0345, USA
    Cogn Psychol 41:49-100. 2000
    ..These results suggest that it is important to recognize both the unity and diversity of executive functions and that latent variable analysis is a useful approach to studying the organization and roles of executive functions...
  13. ncbi request reprint College attendance and its effect on drinking behaviors in a longitudinal study of adolescents
    David S Timberlake
    Institute for Behavioral Genetics, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 31:1020-30. 2007
    ..We first tested for changes in alcohol consumption in adolescents who did and did not subsequently attend college, and then tested for variation of the genetic and environmental determinants of drinking in these 2 groups...

Research Grants1

  1. Longitudinal Effects of Sleep Problems on Cognition
    NAOMI FRIEDMAN; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..These proposed analyses will result in more comprehensive and powerful models of sleep problems and cognitive function. ..