Video: Executive Function and the Brain

By The Understood Team

How do kids develop executive functioning skills? It comes down to practice, says Phil Zelazo, Ph.D., a professor and researcher at the Institute of Child Development at the University of Minnesota. Watch as he describes what happens in the brain when we use executive functioning skills. He also talks about how kids can practice these skills.

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