The Differences of Executive Function according to Type of Early English Learning Experience of 5-years old

조기영어학습 경험의 유형에 따른 만 5세 유아의 실행기능의 차이

  • Kim, Rae-Eun (Department of Social Welfare, U1 University)
  • 김래은 (유원대학교 사회복지학과)
  • Received : 2019.08.26
  • Accepted : 2019.10.20
  • Published : 2019.10.28


The purpose of this paper was to analyze the differences in executive function according to type of early English learning experience. The subjects were 75 5-years-old who had immersive early English learning in language school, and daycare center. The measurement tools were stroop, DCCST, memorize numbers, pattern fluency, and maze. We conducted covariance analysis with total intelligence as the covariates. In the results, there were significant differences in attention control and cognitive flexibility, but weren't significant differences in information processing and goal setting according to type of early English learning experience. This study suggests that experience of immersive early English learning positively affected attention control and cognitive flexibility, and didn't affect information processing and goal setting.


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