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work

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act

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the proper activity of a person or thing

a large or important social gathering

to react in a specified way

to perform a function effectively

to perform the duties of another

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(mathematics) a mathematical relation such that each element of a given set (the domain of the function) is associated with an element of another set (the range of the function)

what something is used for

the actions and activities assigned to or required or expected of a person or group

a relation such that one thing is dependent on another

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a formal or official social gathering or ceremony

perform as expected when applied

serve a purpose, role, or function

perform duties attached to a particular office or place or function

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In addition to some older work considering executive function rather indirectly (for a summary, see Warren, 1994), there are a few recent studies that have investigated specific domains of executive function such as attentional control or domains that are closely linked to executive function such as self-regulatory learning among visually impaired individuals.
To assess executive function, researchers chose preschool-friendly activities that measured each child's ability to follow directions, pay attention and take actions contrary to impulse.
Executive function, but not other cognitive measures, improved significantly in the aerobic exercise group.
(2016), found that adolescents who had higher repots of media multitasking in daily life had poorer performance on state-wide standardized achievement tests of math and English and showed a poorer performance on behavioural measures of executive function (working memory capacity) in a performance based task.
This kit consists of an evidence-based curriculum of 21 lessons to help improve cognitive flexibility, problem solving, organization, and goal-directed behavior in students ages eight to 11 who have problems with executive function. The kit includes a manual with guidance for each lesson, three classroom posters, two game boards, and 50 printables (available online).
Exercise has been shown to improve intellectual health, including executive function.
The cyclists performed a "trail-making" executive function test--quickly and accurately connecting numbered dots using paper and pencil--before and after the event.
And that's why some executives are turning to neurofeedback sessions--a kind of biofeedback for the brain--to improve their mind's executive function and performance.
Schizophrenia (SZ), one of the most serious mental disorders, usually causes many aspects of cognitive dysfunction, including memory, attention, and executive function [1].
Tests of executive function were done after the sessions.
Executive function test: These neuropsychological tests selected for assessing participants' executive functions were conducted by the researcher who had received training in this field from a consultant psychologist prior to the implementation.
The procedure was to apply the Behavior Rating Inventory of Executive Function (BRIEF) questionnaire (12).
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