The study will first investigate whether there are differences in executive function
between visually impaired students and a normative sample of sighted children, and whether visually impaired students at mainstream schools differ in their executive function
from visually impaired students at specialized schools.
Disaggregating Executive Function
: Inhibition, Working Memory, Cognitive Flexibility
In all WISC-IV tasks, the HMMHW group also obtained scores that indicate a lower performance of the executive function
. In subscales related to processing speed (Coding and Symbol Search) and working memory (Digit Span), this group obtained lower scores than the other.
The correlation between clinical features, decision making and executive function
in the OCD group
While neurofeedback can be used to improve executive function
, it's also used to treat ADD and ADHD, depression, autism, seizures, traumatic brain injuries and post-traumatic-stress disorder.
Because executive function
impairment is considered to be one of the most critical cognitive dysfunctions, it is of importance to investigate the brain functional networks in SZ patients during an executive function
Depression accounts for executive function
deficits in obsessive-compulsive disorder Neuropsychiatry, Neuropsychol Behav Neurol 2001; 14:241- 245.
Developmental delays in executive function
from 3 to 5 years of age predict kindergarten academic readiness.
"The idea here is that deficits in executive function
--things like planning, organization, and inhibition --these are known in an extensive literature to be really strongly associated with ADHD, and executive function
deficits link well with hoarding disorder as well," Dr.
Teenagers with ADD, ADHD & Executive Function
Deficits, third edition
McDowell et al., "Exercise improves executive function
and achievement and alters brain activation in overweight children: a randomized, controlled trial," Health Psychology, vol.