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Neurodiversity: Videos /Podcasts on Executive Function

Videos on Executive Function

  • 30 Essential Ideas you should know about ADHD, 3A The Five Executive Functions, Adhd Videos, Published on Aug 21, 2014
  • ADHD, Self Regulation and Executive Functioning - Dr. Russell Barkley, ADHD Science, Published on Aug 1, 2015. Transitions is an annual, one-day conference designed for education professionals, psychologists, parents and university-bound students seeking insightful information on helping high school students with learning differences smoothly transition into higher education. The conference breakout sessions focus on ADHD/ADD, dyslexia, autism spectrum disorders, coaching, executive functioning and other learning differences.
  • Ask an Autistic #25 - What is Executive Functioning?, Amythest Schaber, Published on Nov 14, 2015. What is executive functioning? How do people use their executive functions in everyday life? What is it like to have executive dysfunction? How can I support people with executive dysfunction? 
  • Executive Function: The Brain's Control Center, Sprouts, Published on Mar 27, 2018. Executive functions are the mental processes that enable us to plan, focus, and juggle multiple tasks successfully. We can distinguish between three components: 1. Working memory , 2. Inhibitory control and 3. Cognitive flexibility.
  • Executive Functioning and ADHD: Presentation by Peter Wiley, Psy.D, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Published on May 21, 2015. Listen and learn about executive functioning in children with ADHD. Peter Wiley, Psy.D, a staff psychologist in the Center for Management of ADHD at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, shares information that defines executive functioning, explains how ADHD makes executive functioning difficult, and shares practical advice for parents of children with ADHD.
  • MIND MATTERS: Executive Functioning, Laurie Cestnick, Published on Nov 8, 2017, Dr. Laurie Cestnick, Harvard University / MIT.
  • The Marshmallow Test and Executive Functions, Understood, Published on Mar 27, 2018. One treat now—or two if I wait. That’s the choice young kids have to make when they’re taking the Marshmallow Test, a famous measure of how well children can delay gratification. It takes strong executive functioning skills for young kids to resist temptation. They have to control the impulse to take something good right now rather than wait for something even better later.
  • What Is Executive Function? Understood, Published on Feb 28, 2018. The term executive function refers to a group of important mental skills that allow us to set goals and get things done. It includes working memory, flexible thinking and self-control. Kids who have executive functioning issues may have difficulty in school, often leaving books behind, having trouble following directions, or forgetting to turn in homework assignments.
  • Who Doesn’t Have Trouble with Executive Functioning? | Anne Ginnett | TEDxLSCTomball, TEDx Talks, Pubblished on Feb 10, 2016. Ever find yourself blurting things better kept to yourself? Visualizing multiple options for the future, or possible consequences? Planning details or solving problems? If so, you’re not alone.