Posts Tagged ‘executive function’

Boosting Executive Function

Executive function encompasses all the skills an individual needs to navigate life successfully:  Typically, there are seven areas that impact people with Executive Function issues.  Those are: Self-awareness Inhibition Working memory Self-regulation Motivation Problem solving Cognitive development programs strengthen working memory, problem solving and often, as a result of intense training, the remaining areas are…

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ADHD/Executive Function Checklist

While all individuals are unique, and certain symptoms are more crucial at specific ages, nevertheless, there are some commonalities that indicate ADHD may be an issue for you or your child.  If you respond to a significant number of these (six or more), an evaluation from a professional may be indicated.  +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Check any of…

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Brain Plasticity and Cognition

Brain Plasticity and Cognition: A Review of the Literature Submitted by: Lori Bryan, PhD Purpose of this paper The purpose of this paper is to provide an overview of the recent literature regarding brain plasticity and its relationship to executive function, learning and cognition.  Substantial evidence exists that cognitive training approaches to enhance executive function,…

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