Video: Executive function and the brain

How do kids develop executive function skills? It comes down to practice, says Philip 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 function skills. He also talks about how kids can practice these skills.

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