Archive for prefrontal cortex

Executive Function—Don’t Take It Personally

Yes, I know, you were expecting part VI of my multi-part review of the 2014 edited volume entitled Addictions from an Attachment Perspective—Do Broken Bonds and Early Trauma Lead to Addictive Behaviours? I’ve decided to pause my review of Addictions from an Attachment Perspective and talk about a favorite topic of mine Executive Function. Why? […]

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TRUER WORDS: “Endangered Minds”

Today’s Truer Words come from the 1991 book by education researcher Jane Healy entitled Endangered Minds: Why Children Don’t Think and What We Can Do About It. Healy writes: While the adult community sanctimoniously bewails erosion of academic rigor and achievement … it perpetuates the practices that are shortening children’s attention spans and rendering their brains unfit […]

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