As I searched for information about Self-Regulations, I found a number of labels that are used to describe the same kind of “Affective” Skills: Self-Management, Self-Control, Emotional Development, and Hot-Cognition. Here are a few links that address Executive Function
“The data just keeps coming in about the importance of focus, self-control and working memory for learning and life,” Wexler said in an edWeb webinar. One meta-analysis of six studies found that a child’s executive functioning skills in kindergarten predicted reading and math achievement into middle school and beyond. This research is particularly important because students who have poor executive functioning skills because of trauma, poverty, or diagnosed disorders are missing out on learning. Often these children haven’t had a chance to develop executive functioning skills required for school before arriving there.
For a more thorough discussion of Executive Function