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12 Executive Functions of the Brain Spotlight: #5 Task Initiation

Over the last couple of months of this 12-part Executive Function Spotlight Series, I’ve focused on planning and prioritization, key executive functions underlying the capacity for future thinking,

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12 Executive Functions of the Brain Spotlight: #4 Prioritization

In January, many of you sat down and wrote personal goals for 2024, which is the first activity in your Seeing My Time® planner system. Identifying your goals and evaluating their achievability is the

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12 Executive Functions of the Brain Spotlight: #3 Planning

Happy New Year! It’s the perfect time to explore the next in our series of highlighted executive functioning skills: planning. The natural ability to plan requires having a brain that can think futuristically

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12 Executive Functions of the Brain Spotlight: #1 Metacognition

Way back in 2009, a local neuropsychologist referred to me as an expert in teaching executive functioning skills. I paused and thought, “I am? What are executive functions?” I’d never heard the term.

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