What is Executive Functioning?
Executive functions are the set of skills
that serve as the command center of the brain. They are frontal lobe cognitive skills that develop over time from childhood through young adulthood.
Executive functioning skills can most
simply be described as the ability to:
- Manage Time and Attention
- Set Goals
- Plan and Organize
- Switch Focus
- Adjust and Refocus
- Attend to Details
- Develop Timelines
- Complete Tasks Efficiently
- Manage Stress and Anxiety
- Collaborate Effectively
- Maintain Clutter-Free Space
- Control and Regulate Behavior:
Attention, Emotion, and Motivation
Executive function skills are developed
by creating changes in systems and
routines over time, further reinforced
by positive experiences and feedback.
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