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Do I need to improve my Executive Functions?

EFs are the core functions needed when you FOCUS, THINK and CONTROL your impulses. There are three core EFs: Inhibition; Working memory; Cognitive flexibility and these helps to form higher order of executive functions such as Reasoning, Problem solving, and Planning.


EFs are the core functions needed when you FOCUS, THINK and CONTROL your impulses. There are three core EFs: Inhibition; Working memory; Cognitive flexibility and these helps to form higher order of executive functions such as Reasoning, Problem solving, and Planning.


Benefit of Improving EFs

While many parents are concerned with children’s Intelligence Quotient (IQ), research has shown that EFs are more important for school readiness and academic success. Executive function is responsible for a few skills such as:

· Paying attention

· Organizing, planning, and prioritizing

· Starting and staying through the completion of a task

· Understanding from different perspectives

· Emotion regulation