How to Develop Your Child's Executive Function Skills

Updated: Sep 21



Executive function skills are the mental processes we use to remember information, focus on tasks, ignore things that distract us, regulate our emotions, and show self-control. Children are not naturally born with these skills -- they must be developed. Studies show that young children who have strong executive function skills are more likely to do well academically and socially through adolescence, and even into young adulthood. Helping your child grow their executive function skills now increases their chance of long-term succ