Executive function is a set of mental skills that help you get things done. These skills are controlled by an area of the brain called the frontal lobe.
Executive function helps you:
Plan and organize
Avoid saying or doing the wrong thing
Do things based on your experience
When executive function isn’t working as it should, your behavior is less controlled. This can affect your ability to:
Work or go to s...
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