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function

noun appropriate activity, assignment, business, chore, design, duty, employment, exploitation, mission, munus, occupation, office, officium, purpose, pursuit, responsibility, role, task, usage, use, utility, work
Associated concepts: discretionary function, executive funccion, government function, judicial function, legislative function, political function, quasi-judicial function

function

verb achieve, act, act effectively, answer a purpose, avail, be effective, be in operation, be useful, carry on, carry out, effectuate, execute, have effect, operate, perform, render a service, run, serve, work
See also: activity, agency, appointment, assignment, business, calling, capacity, charge, demean, duty, employment, execute, job, obligation, occupation, operate, operation, part, perform, position, post, province, purpose, pursuit, responsibility, role, specialty, sphere, task, trade, use, utility, work
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These results are consistent with the executive function literature in that externally driven executive functions, such as plan and organize and task completion, emerge more rapidly than do the self-directed and entrenched executive function operations such as memory and attention (Barker & Munakata, 2015; Karbach & Unger, 2014; Titz & Karbach, 2014).
Therefore, impairment in executive function may develop in OCD as a result of depression and the because of the effects of other comorbidities.
This could reveal that in students with learning disorders, executive function may be impaired to different extents based on the demand of the environment.
But the hoarding group had significantly more inattention and hyperactivity symptoms, and in a multivariate analysis adjusted for age, sex, and ADHD symptoms, deficits in executive function as measured on the BRIEF instrument were the strongest predictor of hoarding severity in the study population (J Psychiatr Res.
They analysed the relationship between physical activity and executive function, adjusting for other variables such as age, gender, education, wealth and illness and found evidence that the relationship between the two is bidirectional, said the research published in the journal Frontiers in Neuroscience.
Correlation between Intelligence Test Scores and Executive Function Measures.
In the process, she journeyed deep into the silent epidemic of weak or delayed executive function and uncovered a link between traditional education and the inability of kids to thrive and perform at their best.
Our results suggest that before they even start talking, babies raised in bilingual households are getting practice at tasks related to executive function," said Naja Ferjan RamE[degrees]rez, lead author and a research scientist at the Institute for Learning & Brain Sciences (I-LABS) at the University of Washington.
That's certainly a possibility because executive function is regulated by the frontal lobes in general, which is sort of the command and control center of the brain," says Roman.
They were also 56 per cent more likely to perform poorly on another test of executive function only.
Executive function is an essential component to learning.
The results indicated that: (a) three simple components of executive functions were moderately related, but clearly separable, suggesting unity and diversity of executive function; and (b) each of the three components differently contribute to complex task performance.

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