Posts Categorized: Executive Function

The Myth of Executive Functioning (EF) Part IV: What Does EF Look Like in Kids/Teens with ADHD?

Welcome back to our Blog Series on Executive Functioning! As we talked about last time, Executive Functioning, or EF, involves 2 main areas of brain processing: Inhibition of Responses: Impulse control/self-restraint (e.g., stopping yourself from making an inappropriate comment, or acting inappropriately) Awareness: Awareness of own thoughts and emotions. Also, self-speech/internalized speech (e.g., thinking to… Read more »

The Myth of Executive Functioning (EF) Part III: What Does EF Look Like in Youths with ADHD?

Welcome back to our Blog Series on Executive Functioning. As we talked about last time, Executive Functioning, or EF, involves 2 main areas of brain processing: Inhibition of Responses: Impulse control/self-restraint (e.g., stopping yourself from making an inappropriate comment, or acting inappropriately) Awareness: Awareness of own thoughts and emotions. Also self-speech/internalized speech (e.g., thinking to… Read more »

The Myth of Executive Functioning (EF) Part II: What Does EF Look Like in Child/Teen ADHD?

Welcome back to our Blog Series on Executive Functioning! As we talked about last time, Executive Functioning, or EF, involves 2 main areas of brain processing: Inhibition of Responses: Impulse control/self-restraint (e.g., stopping yourself from making an inappropriate comment, or acting inappropriately)   Awareness: Awareness of own thoughts and emotions. Also self-speech/internalized speech (e.g., thinking… Read more »