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  1. Chapter (peer-reviewed) › Research › Peer-reviewed
  2. Executive control in early childhood

    Clark, C. A. C., Chevalier, N., Nelson, J. M., James, T. D., Garza, J. P., Choi, H-J. & Espy, K. A., Dec 2016, The Changing Nature of Executive Control in Preschool. Andrews Espy, K. (ed.). Wiley, (Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development (MONO) ).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

  3. Executive function in early and middle childhood

    Chevalier, N. & Clark, C. A. C., 27 Jul 2017, Executive Function: Development Across the Life Span . Wiebe, S. & Karbach, J. (eds.). 1 ed. Taylor & Francis, p. 29-43 (Frontiers of Developmental Science).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

  4. Paper › Research › Not peer-reviewed
  5. Alternatives to perseveration in preschoolers’ cognitive flexibility.

    Chevalier, N., Blaye, A. & Gour, N., Sep 2006.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  6. Cognitive flexibility and memory from preschool age to adulthood: The role of goal setting.

    Chevalier, N. & Blaye, A., Jul 2008.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  7. Context-monitoring practice can enhance response inhibition as much as motoric-stopping practice in children.

    Chevalier, N., Chatham, C. H., Gray, K. N., Schild, C. A. & Munakata, Y., Apr 2013.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  8. Developmental change in executive control across the preschool period.

    Espy, K. A., Sheffield, T. D., Nelson, J. M., Wiebe, S. A., Clark, C. A. C. & Chevalier, N., Aug 2011.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  9. The effects of prenatal tobacco exposure on inhibition at age 3

    Heiden, L., Huber, K. L., Chevalier, N., Clark, C. A. C., Nelson, J. M., Johnson, C. B., Wiebe, S. A. & Espy, K. A., Mar 2011.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  10. Understanding executive function in early childhood: Insights from confirmatory factor analysis.

    Wiebe, S. A., Nelson, J. M., Sheffield, T. D., Chevalier, N., Johnson, C. B. & Espy, K. A., Feb 2012.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  11. What can we learn from eye movements about preschoolers’ cognitive flexibility?

    Chevalier, N. & Blaye, A., Aug 2008.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  12. Poster › Research › Not peer-reviewed
  13. Children's Impulsive Temperament and the Addictive Effects of Maternal Personality Traits and Adolescent Behaviour in Predicting Performance on an Inhibitory Control Task in Preschool

    Poppert, K., Olson, C., Nelson, J. M., Johnson, C. B., Chevalier, N., Wiebe, S. A. & Espy, K. A., Oct 2012, p. 1.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

  14. Cognitive Assessment in Inhibitory Control Among 3 year-olds: Relations with Sadness and Soothability in a prenatally Tobacco Esposed Smaple

    Huber, K. L., Heiden, L., Nelson, J. M., Chevalier, N., Johnson, C. B., Wiebe, S. A. & Espy, K. A., Oct 2010, p. 1.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

  15. Cognitive Flexibility and Representation Maintenance in Preschool age Children

    Chevalier, N. & Blaye, A., Mar 2007, p. 1.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

  16. Determining the Structure of Executive Control in 3 year-old Children: Unity or Diversity?

    Wiebe, S. A., Clark, C. A. C., Chevalier, N., Sheffield, T. D., Nelson, J. M. & Espy, K. A., May 2010, p. 1.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

  17. Differents Profils d'erreurs dans une epreuve de flexibilite cognitive chez l'enfant prescolaire

    Chevalier, N. & Blaye, A., Sep 2006, p. 1.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

  18. Early Temperamental Negative Affectivity and Anxiety Symptoms at School Entry: The Moderating role of Inhibitory Control

    Nelson, J. M., Sheffield, T. D., Chevalier, N., Clark, C. A. C., Wiebe, S. A. & Espy, K. A., Oct 2010, p. 1.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

  19. Eye Tracking Investigation of Preschoolers' Cognitive Flexibility

    Chevalier, N. & Blaye, A., Jul 2008, p. 1.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

  20. Flexibilite Cognitive et Vieillissement: Role Modulateur des Verbalisations?

    Lucenet, J., Blaye, A., Chevalier, N., Karbach, J. & Kray, J., Sep 2010, p. 1.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

  21. Goal Setting and Task Switching in Middle Childhood

    Chevalier, N., Aug 2007, p. 1.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

  22. Neurophsiological Correlates of Emotion Regulation in Preschoolers: An Examination of the Effects of Socio-economic Status

    Kelsey, K., Chevalier, N., Wiebe, S. A. & Espy, K. A., Apr 2012, p. 1.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

  23. Performance on the False Belief task: A Matter of Discrepancy between graded Representations?

    Chevalier, N. & Blaye, A., Aug 2005, p. 1.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

  24. Predictors of Developmental change in Motor Control Across the Preschool Period

    Kelsey, K., Clark, C. A. C., Nelson, J. M., Chevalier, N., Wiebe, S. A. & Espy, K. A., Apr 2011, p. 1.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

  25. Prenatal Tobacco Exposure and Assessment of Effects on Working Memory in Preschool

    Heiden, L., Huber, K. L., Chevalier, N., Nelson, J. M., Johnson, C. B., Wiebe, S. A. & Espy, K. A., Oct 2010, p. 1.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

  26. Prenatal Tobacco Exposure and Inhibitory Control are Linked to Different Dimensions of Psychopathology in Early Childhood

    Clark, C. A. C., Garza, J. P., Chevalier, N., Espy, K. A. & Wiebe, S. A., Jan 2012, p. 1.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

  27. Qualitative Changes in Executive Control During Childhood and Adulthood: The Case of Switch Detection

    Chevalier, N., Huber, K. L., Wiebe, S. A. & Espy, K. A., Apr 2013, p. 1.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

  28. Quantifying Myelin Patterns and High Density Sleep EEG in Preschool Children: Investigations of Brain Maturation and Function

    Kurth, S., Deoni, S., Dean, D., Huber, R., Doucette, M., LeBourgeois, M., Chevalier, N. & Munakata, Y., Jun 2013, p. 1.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

  29. The Development of Cognitive Flexibility in Preschoolers: An Adaptation of the Task -switching Paradigm

    Gour, N., Blaye, A. & Chevalier, N., Sep 2006, p. 1.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

  30. The Effects of Prenatal Tobacco Exposure on Delay Tolerance in Early Childhood

    Wiebe, S. A., Chevalier, N., Johnson, C. B., Fang, H. & Espy, K. A., Apr 2013, p. 1.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

  31. The Relationship between Slow Wave Activity Topography and Speed of Processing in Preschoolers

    Doucette, M., Kurth, S., Chevalier, N., Munakata, Y., Achermann, P., Huber, R. & LeBourgeois, M., Jun 2013, p. 1.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

  32. The Role of Goal Setting in the Development of Cognitive Flexibility in 6 and 7 year old: Does Verbalization help?

    Lucenet, J., Blaye, A., Kray, J. & Chevalier, N., Mar 2011, p. 1.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

  33. The Role of Switch Detection in Task Switching at Preschool Age

    Chevalier, N., Wiebe, S. A., Huber, K. L. & Espy, K. A., Apr 2011, p. 1.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

  34. Underpinnings of the Costs of Flexibility in Preschool Children: The Role of Inhibition and Working Memory

    Chevalier, N., Espy, K. A., Sheffield, T. D., Nelson, J. M., Clark, C. A. C. & Wiebe, S. A., Apr 2010, p. 1.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

  35. Poster › Research › Peer-reviewed
  36. Proactive control can be encouraged during childhood: Behavioral, ERP, and pupillometric evidence.

    Chevalier, N., Martis, S., Curran, T. & Munakata, Y., Apr 2014.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

  37. Article › Research › Peer-reviewed
  38. Adaptive control and the avoidance of cognitive control demands across development

    Niebaum, J., Chevalier, N., Guild, R. & Munakata, Y., 4 Feb 2019, In : Neuropsychologia. 123, p. 152-158

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  39. Age-related differentiation in verbal and visuo-spatial working memory processing in childhood

    Buttelmann, F., Könen, T., Hadley, L., Meaney, J-A., Auyeung, B., Morey, C., Chevalier, N. & Karbach, J., 12 Jul 2019, In : Psychological Research.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  40. Charting early trajectories of executive control with the shape school.

    Clark, C. A. C., Sheffield, T. D., Chevalier, N., Nelson, J. M., Wiebe, S. A. & Espy, K. A., Aug 2013, In : Developmental Psychology. 49, 8, p. 1481-1493

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  41. Cognitive Control and Language Across the Life Span: Does Labeling Improve Reactive Control?

    Lucenet, J., Blaye, A., Chevalier, N. & Kray, J., 2014, In : Developmental Psychology. 50, 5, p. 1620-1627

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  42. Cognitive flexibility in preschoolers: the role of representation activation and maintenance

    Chevalier, N. & Blaye, A., May 2008, In : Developmental Science. 11, 3, p. 339-353 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  43. Consistent use of proactive control and relation with academic achievement in childhood

    Kubota, M., Hadley, L., Schäffner, S., Könen, T., Meaney, J-A., Auyeung, B., Morey, C., Karbach, J. & Chevalier, N., 8 Jun 2020, In : Cognition. 203

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  44. Contribution of reactive and proactive control to children's working memory performance: Insight from item recall durations in response sequence planning

    Chevalier, N., James, T. D., Wiebe, S. A., Nelson, J. M. & Espy, K. A., 28 Jul 2014, In : Developmental Psychology. 50, 7, p. 1999–2008

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  45. Developing adaptive control: ge-related differences in task choices and awareness of proactive and reactive control demands

    Niebaum, J., Chevalier, N., Guild, R. & Munakata, Y., 14 Sep 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Cognitive, Affective, & Behavioral Neuroscience.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  46. Differentiation in prefrontal cortex recruitment during childhood: Evidence from cognitive control demands and social contexts

    Chevalier, N., Jackson, J., Revueltas Roux, A., Moriguchi, Y. & Auyeung, B., Apr 2019, In : Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience. 36

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  47. Disentangling the respective contribution of task selection and task execution in self-directed cognitive control development

    Frick, A., Brandimonte, M. A. & Chevalier, N., 27 Jul 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Child Development.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  48. Effects of social and non-social reward on executive function in preschoolers

    Lertladaluck, K., Chutabhakdikul, N., Chevalier, N. & Moriguchi, Y., 30 Jul 2020, In : Brain and Behavior.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  49. Encouraging performance monitoring promotes proactive control in children

    Hadley, L., Acluche, F. & Chevalier, N., 14 Jun 2019, In : Developmental Science. e12861.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  50. Executive function development: Making sense of the environment to behave adaptively

    Chevalier, N., Oct 2015, In : Current Directions in Psychological Science. 24, 5, p. 363-368

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  51. External rewards and positive stimuli promote different cognitive control engagement strategies in children

    Jin, X., Auyeung, B. & Chevalier, N., 21 Jun 2020, In : Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience. 44

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  52. False-Belief Representation and Attribution in Preschoolers: Testing a Graded-Representation hypothesis

    Chevalier, N. & Blaye, A., 26 Apr 2006, In : Current Psychology Letters. 18, 1, 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  53. From prioritizing objects to prioritizing cues: A developmental shift for cognitive control

    Chevalier, N., Dauvier, B. & Blaye, A., 2018, In : Developmental Science. 21, p. 1-8 8 p., e12534.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  54. Gaze-based rehearsal in children under 7: A developmental investigation of eye movements during a serial spatial memory task

    Morey, C., Mareva, S., Lelonkiewicz, J. & Chevalier, N., May 2018, In : Developmental Science. 21, 3, p. 1-9 e12559.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  55. Getting ready to use control: Advances in the measurement of young children's use of proactive control

    Doebel, S., Barker, J., Chevalier, N., Michaelson, L., Fisher, A. & Munakata, Y., 18 Apr 2017, In : PLoS ONE. 12, 4, p. 1-15 15 p., e0175072.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  56. How bilingual experience and executive control influence development in language control among bilingual children

    Kubota, M., Chevalier, N. & Sorace, A., 21 Jun 2019, In : Developmental Science. 23, 1, e12865.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  57. Influence of proficiency level and constraints on viewpoint switching: a study in web design

    Chevalier, A. & Chevalier, N., 1 Jan 2009, In : Applied Cognitive Psychology. 23, 1, p. 126-137

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  58. La représentation du but dans le contrôle exécutif chez l’enfant.

    Chevalier, N., Blaye, A. & Maintenant, C., Mar 2014, In : Psychologie Française. 59, 1, p. 5-20

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  59. Les fonctions executives chez l'enfant: Concepts et developpement. Executive functions during childhood: Concepts and Development.

    Chevalier, N., Aug 2010, In : Canadian Psychology/Psychologie canadienne. 51, 3, p. 149-163

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  60. Losing access to the second language and its effect on executive function development in childhood: The case of 'returnees'

    Kubota, M., Chevalier, N. & Sorace, A., Aug 2020, In : Journal of neurolinguistics. 55, p. 1-12 100906.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  61. Metacognitive monitoring of executive control engagement during childhood

    Chevalier, N. & Blaye, A., Jul 2016, In : Child Development. 87, 4, p. 1264-1276

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  62. Metacognitive processes in executive control development: The case of reactive and proactive control.

    Chevalier, N., Martis, S., Curran, T. & Munakata, Y., Jun 2015, In : Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. 27, 6, p. 363-368

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  63. Myelination is associated with processing speed in early childhood: preliminary insights

    Chevalier, N., Kurth, S., Doucette, M., Wiseheart, M., Deoni, S., Dean III, D., O’Muircheartaigh, J., Blackwell, K., Munakata, Y. & LeBourgeois, M., 6 Oct 2015, In : PLoS ONE.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  64. Prenatal tobacco exposure and self-regulation in early childhood: Implications for developmental psychopathology

    Wiebe, S. A., Clark, C. A. C., De Jong, D. M., Chevalier, N., Espy, K. A. & Wakschlag, L. S., May 2015, In : Development and Psychopathology. 27, 2, p. 397-409

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  65. Preschoolers' use of feedback for flexible behavior: Insights from a computational model

    Chevalier, N., Dauvier, B. & Blaye, A., 1 Jul 2009, In : Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. 103, 3, p. 251-267

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  66. Qualitative change in executive control during childhood and adulthood

    Chevalier, N., Huber, K. L., Wiebe, S. A. & Espy, K. A., 1 Jul 2013, In : Cognition. 128, 1, p. 1-12

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  67. Setting Goals to Switch Between Tasks: Effect of Cue Transparency on Children's Cognitive Flexibility

    Chevalier, N. & Blaye, A., May 2009, In : Developmental Psychology. 45, 3, p. 782-797 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  68. Socioeconomic status and executive function in early childhood: Exploring proximal mechanisms

    Vrantsidis, D., Clark, C. A. C., Chevalier, N., Espy, K. A. & Wiebe, S., 19 Nov 2019, In : Developmental Science. e12917.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  69. Supporting cognitive control through cooperation and competition in childhood

    Fischer, P., Camba, L., Ooi, S. H. & Chevalier, N., Sep 2018, In : Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. 173, p. 28-40

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  70. Switch detection in preschoolers' cognitive flexibility

    Chevalier, N., Wiebe, S. A., Huber, K. L. & Espy, K. A., Jul 2011, In : Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. 109, 3, p. 353-370 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  71. The Development of Intentional Control of Categorization Behaviour: A Study of Children's Relational Flexibility

    Blaye, A., Chevalier, N. & Paour, J. L., Dec 2007, In : Cognitie Creier Comportament. 11, 4, p. 791-808

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  72. The development of executive function: Toward more optimal coordination of control with age

    Chevalier, N., 2015, In : Child Development Perspectives. 9, 4, p. 239-244

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  73. The different contribution of executive control to temporal comparison and reproduction in children and adults

    Rattat, A-C. & Chevalier, N., 19 Aug 2020, In : Journal of Cognition and Development.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  74. The effects of verbal and spatial memory load on children's processing speed

    Morey, C. C., Hadley, L. V., Buttelmann, F., Könen, T., Meaney, J., Auyeung, B., Karbach, J. & Chevalier, N., Jul 2018, In : Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 1424, 1, p. 161-174

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  75. The practice of going helps children to stop: The importance of context monitoring in inhibitory control.

    Chevalier, N., Chatham, C. & Munakata, Y., 10 Jun 2014, In : Journal of Experimental Psychology: General. 143, 3, p. 959–965

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  76. The processes underlying flexibility in childhood

    Cragg, L. & Chevalier, N., 1 Feb 2012, In : Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology. 65, 2, p. 209-232

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  77. The role of goal representation in preschoolers' flexibility and inhibition

    Blaye, A. & Chevalier, N., 1 Mar 2011, In : Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. 108, 3, p. 469-483

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  78. The structure of executive function in 3-year-olds

    Wiebe, S. A., Sheffield, T., Nelson, J. M., Clark, C. A. C., Chevalier, N. & Espy, K. A., 1 Mar 2011, In : Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. 108, 3, p. 436-452

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  79. The temporal dynamic of response inhibition in early childhood: An ERP study of partial and successful inhibition

    Chevalier, N., Kelsey, K., Wiebe, S. & Espy, K., 2014, In : Developmental neuropsychology. 39, 8, p. 585-599

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  80. Topography of slow sigma power during sleep is associated with processing speed in preschool children

    Doucette, M., Kurth, S., Chevalier, N., Munakata, Y. & LeBourgeois, M., 4 Nov 2015, In : Brain Sciences. 5, 4, p. 494-508 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  81. Underpinnings of the Costs of Flexibility in Preschool Children: The Roles of Inhibition and Working Memory

    Chevalier, N., Sheffield, T. D., Nelson, J. M., Clark, C. A. C., Wiebe, S. A. & Espy, K. A., Feb 2012, In : Developmental neuropsychology. 37, 2, p. 99-118 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  82. Using Propensity Score Modeling to Minimize the Influence of Confounding Risks Related to Prenatal Tobacco Exposure

    Fang, H., Johnson, C., Chevalier, N., Stopp, C., Wiebe, S., Wakschlag, L. S. & Espy, K. A., 1 Dec 2010, In : Nicotine and Tobacco Research. 12, 12, p. 1211-1219

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  83. Using finite mixture of GLMs to explore variability in children's flexibility in a task-switching paradigm

    Dauvier, B., Chevalier, N. & Blaye, A., 1 Oct 2012, In : Cognitive Development. 27, 4, p. 440-454

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  84. V. NIH Toolbox Cognition Battery (CB): Measuring Working Memory

    Tulsky, D. S., Carlozzi, N. E., Chevalier, N., Espy, K. A., Beaumont, J. L. & Mungas, D., 1 Aug 2013, In : Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development. 78, 4, p. 70-87

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  85. Voluntary task switching in children: Switching more reduces the cost of task selection

    Frick, A., Brandimonte, M. A. & Chevalier, N., 16 May 2019, In : Developmental Psychology.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  86. What Visual Information Do Children and Adults Consider While Switching Between Tasks? Eye-Tracking Investigation of Cognitive Flexibility Development

    Chevalier, N., Blaye, A., Dufau, S. & Lucenet, J., Jul 2010, In : Developmental Psychology. 46, 4, p. 955-+ 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  87. Willing to think hard? The subjective value of cognitive effort in children

    Chevalier, N., 11 Apr 2017, In : Child Development. p. 1-13

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  88. Editorial › Research › Peer-reviewed
  89. Contrôle exécutif et développement

    Blaye, A. & Chevalier, N., 25 Mar 2014, In : Psychologie Française. 59, 1, p. 1-3 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

  90. Editorial: Development of executive function during childhood

    Moriguchi, Y., Chevalier, N. & Zelazo, P. D., 20 Jan 2016, In : Frontiers in Psychology. 7, 6

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

  91. Chapter › Research
  92. Différents profils d'erreurs à une épreuve de flexibilité cognitive chez l'enfant préscolaire

    Chevalier, N. & Blaye, A., 2008, Perspectives différentielles en psychologie. Presses Universitaires de Rennes, (Psychologie différentielle).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  93. Structure, measurement, and development of preschool executive control

    Nelson, J. M., James, T. D., Chevalier, N., Clark, C. A. C. & Espy, K. A., Jan 2016, Executive function in preschool age children: Integrating measurement, neurodevelopment, and translational research. American Psychological Association

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  94. Entry for encyclopedia/dictionary › Research
  95. Executive functioning during infancy and childhood

    Munakata, Y., Michaelson, L., Barker, J. & Chevalier, N., 2013, Encyclopedia on Early Childhood Development. Tremblay, R. E., Boivin, M. & DeV Peters, R. (eds.). Centre of Excellence for Early Childhood Development (CEECD)

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary