Understanding Executive Functioning
- Executive functioning abilities direct and control perceptions, thoughts, actions and to some degree emotions.
- Good executive functioning control in one domain does not guarantee good executive control in other domains.
- Likewise, weak executive control does not necessitate weak control in other areas.
- Having a strong IQ does not guarantee success if one has weaker executive functioning.
- Executive functioning often mediates one’s ability to translate abilities into action.
The ability to plan ahead and monitor what you are doing as you are doing it.
The ability to control impulses and engage in flexible thinking.
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