Research: Executive Functioning Correlates With Communication Ability in Youth With Histories of Heavy Prenatal Alcohol Exposure

J Int Neuropsychol Soc. 2018 Nov;24(10):1026-1037. doi: 10.1017/S1355617718000772. Doyle LR, Moore EM, Coles CD, Kable JA, Sowell ER, Wozniak JR, Jones KL, Riley EP, Mattson SN; CIFASD. Abstract OBJECTIVES: Caregivers of youth with heavy prenatal

A Day in the Life of a Child With Executive Functioning Issues

Some kids have a really tough time getting organized and starting tasks. Planning, focusing and using working memory can be big challenges too. Use this

Executive Function & Self-Regulation

Executive function and self-regulation skills are the mental processes that enable us to plan, focus attention, remember instructions, and juggle multiple tasks successfully. Just as

Neuroscience News: Childhood Aggression Linked to Deficits in Executive Function

Summary: According to a new study, children with executive function deficits were more likely to show physical and reactive aggression later in life. Researchers suggest