Definition of executive function
- The biggest impacts, she says, are in enhancing what's known as executive function— the ability to perform complex tasks that rely on planning or decision making.
- —Janet Raloff
- But a new study reports that soccer players actually have superior executive functions, the brain processes responsible for planning and abstract thinking.
- —Sindya N. Bhanoo
- Measures of attention, hyperactivity, and executive functioning (the ability to process feedback, interpret life's good and bad moments, and react in an appropriate way to events) were based on reports from parents and teachers …
- —David Kirby