Sleep and self-regulation in early childhood

Reagan S. Breitenstein, Caroline P. Hoyniak, Maureen E. McQuillan, John E. Bates

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Abstract

What is the role of sleep in children's behavioral, emotional, and cognitive regulation? This chapter considers theoretical and conceptual links between sleep and self-regulation, with special attention to sleep and self-regulation in early childhood. We selectively review the growing body of research on associations between sleep and self-regulation, mentioning some methodological issues. We also consider how child characteristics and sociocontextual factors may interact with sleep in the development of self-regulation in early childhood. We provide some relevant empirical examples from our own research.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInterdisciplinary Perspectives on the Relation between Sleep and Learning in Early Development
EditorsSarah E. Berger, Regina T. Harbourne, Anat Scher
PublisherAcademic Press Inc.
Pages111-137
Number of pages27
ISBN (Print)9780323851138
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 2021

Publication series

NameAdvances in Child Development and Behavior
Volume60
ISSN (Print)0065-2407

Keywords

  • Early childhood
  • Executive functioning
  • Self-regulation
  • Sleep
  • Sleep problems

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