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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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Future Thinking for a Major Life Transition

Two key aspects of executive functioning are the ability to think into the future, and to take action to make plans happen. I’ve been struggling (for more years than I care to admit) with a critical

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How Mentorship Supports Problem-Solving Abilities

One of the key executive functions necessary to achieve behavior change is the development of metacognition, which I define as “thinking about MY thinking.” It is a complex and rather abstract skill.

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