Executive Functions Exercises

Executive functioning refers to the cognitive processes responsible for planning, decision making, regulating behavior, and inhibiting undesirable behaviors. Executive functions predominantly occur in the brain’s frontal lobe, which connects to many other key brain areas such as the amygdala. Executive functioning is needed for everyday tasks, such as driving, making plans with friends, and performing well in the workplace or in school.

Strategies Worked on

Thinking before acting

Being cognitively flexible

Making decisions while knowing the consequences

Reduce impulsive behaviors

 Plan effective and efficient actions

Our Exercises

Decipher

Decipher the quotation and crack the secret code!

Screenshot of HappyNeuron Pro exercise Writing in the Stars

Writing in the Stars

This is a creative crossword puzzle with only 6 words! Sounds easy enough? Try it.

Screenshot of HappyNeuron Pro exercise Basketball in NY

Basketball in NY

Test your visual and spatial skills with basketballs.

Screenshot of HappyNeuron Pro exercise Hurray for change

Hurray for Change!

Train mental flexibility, visual-spatial, and working memory skills by ordering letters and numbers.

Screenshot of HappyNeuron Pro exercise The Right Count

The Right Count

Memorize an operation (numbers and operators) then do the calculation

Screenshot of HappyNeuron Pro exercise Ready, Steady, Count!

Ready, Steady, Count!

A classification of numbers by order in a matrix to test math logic and visual working memory skills.

Screenshot of HappyNeuron Pro exercise Towers of Hanoi

Towers of Hanoi

Think before you act! Rebuild the tower of rings by making strategic moves.

Screenshot of HappyNeuron Pro exercise This Story is Full of Blanks

This Story is Full of Blanks

Ever been at a loss for words? Reconstitute a text in which some words are missing.

Screenshot of HappyNeuron Pro exercise Countdown

Countdown

Work on your mental calculation skills by finding the math formulas for the given answer.

Embroidery

With a few hints, find the hidden word in a jumble of letters.

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