which serves students with learning disorders, with a primary focus on executive function
impairment was detected in 51 (52%) of the 98 study participants.
Giola G A, Isquith P, Guy S and Kenworthy L, Behaviour Rating Inventory of Executive Function
, Odessa, FL: Psychological Assessment Resources, 1996
The study measured the "brain age" of subjects based on their executive function
A study of 600 children found playing a MyCognition game, regularly over eight weeks led to statistically significant gains in executive function
and working memory.
The results highlight the role of executive function
in governing "dietary self-restraint," the researchers believe.
The bipolar disorder group had significantly lower verbal memory verbal fluency, and visual memory test scores than the healthy controls, but the results of tests for executive function
were not different between the groups.
People who were obese at middle age were more likely to be in the top 25 percent of those with the faster rate of decline in scores on tests of executive function
, DeCarli said.
impairments in children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder: Do they differ between school and home environments?
The subjects--in an ongoing multicenter study, the Aging Brain Project--had a range of cognitive functioning based on the Mini-Mental State Examination, the Geriatric Depression Scale, the Clinical Dementia Rating, and neuropsychological tests of executive function
, verbal memory, and nonverbal memory.
However, civilian literature, including cohort, cross-sectional, and review sources, suggests that executive function
may be particularly relevant to functional outcome [11,13,19,27-28].
His lawyers will argue in the High Court that the bump resulted in the South Londoner experiencing "slowed speed of information processing, impaired executive function
, severe verbal communication difficulty and mild to moderate word-finding difficulties".
Problems with executive function
are commonly described in chemo brain.
Stimulant treatment offered no benefits in complex tests of executive function
, such as the ability to recall information needed to achieve a goal.
According to Peck, Resources Realty's facility search incorporated a full review of production alternatives outside New Jersey with maintaining the executive function
in Northern New Jersey.