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Name processes involved in executive function

Memory, Organisation, Planning, Time management, GOAL ORIENTED, Flexibility


Situations where EF is required

Resisting temptation
Uncertainty (new)
Trouble shooting (flexibility)


1. contention scheduling
2. supervisory attention system

1. goal directing is automatic, automatically choose one path and inhibit the other
2. You have to actively choose which routine to do


Describe Wisconsin card sorting task

sort my colour / shape/ number - have to change which its sorted by. you have to be able to correct where youre wrong


what is stroop task

used to measure your control of inhibition.
you want to read the words but need to inhibit that task to be able to say the colour of the word