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Good article.Executive dysfunction is a term for the range of cognitive, emotional and behavioural difficulties which often occur after injury to the frontal lobes of the brain. Impairment of executive functions is common after an abi and has a profound effect on many aspects of everyday life.This factsheet explains what executive functions are, why they are so important and which part of the brain is responsible for controlling them. Very useful.

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Right Brain vs. Left Brain Though some aspects of brain function do tend to occur mainly in either the left or right side of our brains, the distinction between the two sides has been somewhat exaggerated. Still, the left brain-right brain theory is fun to think about in terms of preferences and how we learn.

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from Parents

The Executive Function Skills Every Kid Needs

"Executive Function (EF) is a neuroscience term that refers to a person's ability to organize thoughts, plan behaviors, say no to impulses, and manage between what she's feeling and what she does... "If the brain is a symphony, then executive function is the conductor," explains Thomas E. Brown, Ph.D., professor of psychiatry at the Yale University School of Medicine. Put another way, executive function is the brain wrestling with its emotions."

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This infographic discusses each of the following structures of the brain and their functions: Frontal Lobe, Parietal Lobe, Occipital Lobe, Cerebellum and Temporal Lobe. It also discusses the right and left hemispheres of the brain and what they are responsible for controlling.

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Psychology behind music. According to the graphic, music actually involves more parts of the brain than any other human function. It also increases language skills, creativity, and overall happiness (to name a few).

Psychology behind music. According to the graphic, music actually involves more parts of the brain than any other human function. It also increases language skills, creativity, and overall happiness (to name a few).

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