Blog Posts - Executive Function



Distinguishing ADHD from the Signs of Aging

I wonder what will happen to me as I grow older in life.  There's very little written about all my different neurological problems as an older adult.  There's lots that is for young adults and how to launch them.  But, not so much on w...
by Journey Through The Cortex on Aug 26, 2016

Transitions: Thinking And Doing

CorePsych Review these several brief remarks here from Brain Pickings [strongly recommended] on improved actions for your personal transition to the realities of 2015. The post Transitions: Thinking And Doing appeared first on CorePsych.
by CorePsychBlog on Dec 29, 2014

Transitions: Thinking And Doing

CorePsych Review these several brief remarks here from Brain Pickings [strongly recommended] on improved actions for your personal transition to the realities of 2015. The post Transitions: Thinking And Doing appeared first on CorePsych.
by CorePsychBlog on Dec 29, 2014

How Clutter Affects Your Brain (and What You Can Do About It)

Anterior cingulate cortex. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)Stuff and More Stuff!!!! And Ever More Stuff!!!!!!!Oh God, We just moved and are dealing with stuff. Knowing how everything is neurologically related somehow, of course, I found an article dealing w...
by Journey Through The Cortex on Sep 5, 2014

ADHD And EFD: Complexity, Simplicity And Opportunity

CorePsychExecutive Function assessments seem at first more complicated, but using real brain function will change the lives of millions in the next few years The post ADHD And EFD: Complexity, Simplicity And Opportunity appeared first on CorePsych.
by CorePsychBlog on Dec 23, 2013

Intuniv For ADHD Details Updated

CorePsychThis is the second busiest post in my 7 years of reportage at CorePsych - rewritten with a collection of all Intuniv posts linked for easy review. The post Intuniv For ADHD Details Updated appeared first on CorePsych.
by CorePsychBlog on Dec 19, 2013

Executive Function Skills

Really Good presentation on Executive Function Skills.  Incorporates people skills along with executive function. STOP:  Space, Time, Objects, People.   Space:  Read the Room.  What's Going On? Time:  Be on the TimeL...
by Journey Through The Cortex on May 17, 2013

A Clue from an Optometrist!

Went to see Dr Blackburn and got some interesting news.  The plot thickens Of course, I pass the standardized battery of tests but the therapist noted that I work at it much harder than most people. He did a bunch of optometric evaluations an...
by Journey Through The Cortex on Jan 29, 2013

The Thrust and Parry of Dueling Diagnosis and the Cognitive Circus

English: Autopsy specimen from the frontal lobe of patient with rapid cognitive decline, myoclonic seizures, elevated 14-3-3 protein showing vacolated neuropil, compatible with diagnosis of Creutzfeldt-Jakob-Disease (HE stain, x100 magnification) (Ph...
by Journey Through The Cortex on Jan 11, 2013

Hubby Working on His Memory

Saving My Hubby (Photo credit: Wikipedia)  Last night, while Hubby was doing BrainFitness, I happened to glance over as he was doing the memory exercise portion and noticed something interesting. BrainFitness memory exercises start with a simp...
by Journey Through The Cortex on Nov 27, 2012

ADHD Insights: D2 Receptors and Executive Function

If you don't know the science, you'll be less likely to predict ADHD Medication outcome. D2 Receptor polymorphism may sound like a mouthful, but if you don't know that those dopamine receptors change genetically you'll miss an important part of the e...
by CorePsychBlog on Oct 26, 2012

ADHD Insights: D2 Receptors and Executive Function

If you don't know the science, you'll be less likely to predict ADHD Medication outcome. D2 Receptor polymorphism may sound like a mouthful, but if you don't know that those dopamine receptors change genetically you'll miss an important part of the e...
by CorePsychBlog on Oct 26, 2012

ADHD Insights: Attention Talk Video With Jeff Copper

This short interview [14:39 min] with Jeff Copper from Dig Coaching and Attention Talk Radio, is his first, and our first shot together at taking our conversations to the video format.
by CorePsychBlog on Oct 18, 2012

ADHD Insights: Reality Changes

Reality changes and the brain works at keeping that reality organized so we humans can develop a coping strategy. ADHD creates significant problems with handling change. Rates of Change make a big difference.
by CorePsychBlog on Oct 4, 2012

ADHD Insights: Diagnosis Overlooked

If you don't know what you're looking at, you won't see it. If we keep looking for labels that's all we see. Sometimes that bird is right on your nose, but, quite simply, you're missing it because it isn't in that completely outdated DSM 4 Book of La...
by CorePsychBlog on Oct 2, 2012

I'm Not Spotless, I'm Clueless

Being a Boganville Housewife Extraordinaire supposedly means it is my job to keep the Bogan Box in a reasonable state of cleanliness and order. It's only a small house, as the word Box would suggest, so therefore you'd think it wouldn't be too diffic...
by NESS OF BOGANVILLE on Jul 31, 2012

ADHD Coaching: Thinking About Thinking

If you are an ADHD coach and haven't yet connected with the ACO, the ADHD Coaches Organization, now is the time to get on it and get cracking...
by CorePsychBlog on Mar 25, 2012

The neuroscience of happiness

They say money can’t buy happiness. But can a better understanding of your brain? As recent breakthroughs in cognitive science break new ground in the study of consciousness — and its relationship to the physical body — the mysteries of the min...
by Journey Through The Cortex on Mar 18, 2012

Mind Wandering

When the mind wanders, conscious thoughts come to mind that are only loosely related to the task being performed. This phenomenon produces tension within the cognitive sciences because the interfering nature of these thoughts is at odds with the assu...
by Journey Through The Cortex on Mar 18, 2012

OOOHHH, OOOH, OOOHH and Memory Issues

Image via Wikipedia I have been recently blogging about memory issues that are being uncovered in my auditory therapies.  As my Gentle Readers recall, I did see a neuropsychologist a while back about doing Cogmed, a memory program for these iss...
by Journey Through The Cortex on Mar 13, 2012


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