What Is Executive Function and Why Do We Need It?

We’re back with our favourite ADHD host, Jessica from ‘How to ADHD’ and today we are talking about executive function. When we need to plan, prioritize and keep our effort moving forward, that’s executive function. When we complete a task, hold information (working memory), follow tasks and create a routine that’s also executive function. 

Executive function is a challenge for those with ADHD and they may have a hard time getting things done. As Jessica shares, “Executive function is actually the CEO of the brain-it helps us go from wanting to do something to actually getting it done”. Check out What is Executive Function and Why Do We Need It?

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