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Executive Function

Known as: executive functioning, Executive Controls, Function, Executive 
A set of cognitive functions that controls complex, goal-directed thought and behavior. Executive function involves multiple domains, such as CONCEPT… Expand
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2019
Review
2019
OBJECTIVES To conduct an updated, systematic review of the clinical literature, classify studies based on the strength of… Expand
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2019
Review
2019
  • A. Tomiyama
  • Annual review of psychology
  • 2019
  • Corpus ID: 49340140
Many pathways connect stress and obesity, two highly prevalent problems facing society today. First, stress interferes with… Expand
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Review
2019
Review
2019
BACKGROUND Substantial evidence suggests that cognitive deficits might persist after remission of a major depressive episode… Expand
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2019
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2019
Cognitive control, the ability to orchestrate behavior in accord with our goals, depends on the prefrontal cortex. These… Expand
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Review
2018
Review
2018
Many psychiatric disorders, despite their specific characteristics, share deficits in the cognitive domain including executive… Expand
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2018
Review
2018
We appreciate that our colleagues, Hillman et al. (2018), would like to conclude that aerobic exercise improves executive… Expand
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Review
2018
Review
2018
OBJECTIVES The aim of this meta-analysis was to provide a systematic review of intervention studies that investigated the effects… Expand
Review
2017
Review
2017
BackgroundSocial relationships, which are contingent on access to social networks, promote engagement in social activities and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
Executive functions (EFs)—a set of general-purpose control processes that regulate one’s thoughts and behaviors—have become a… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
  • S. M. Carlson
  • Developmental neuropsychology
  • 2005
  • Corpus ID: 19068613
Changes in executive functioning in the preschool years are recognized as playing a critical role in cognitive and social… Expand