Quiz: Adults, Could You Have an Executive Function Problem?

Working memory, a critical executive functioning skill, is where you store the information you need to complete a task. If you are reading a story, for example, you will store information about what you have read here. As you continue to read, your working memory helps you recall what already happened and relate it to what you are reading now. Working memory is essential in learning and everyday tasks.

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You plan to complete some work at home and pack up the items you need a the end of your work day. When you sit down to do the work, you realize that you forgot to bring home several critical items.

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YOUR ANSWER : Not often
Working memory helps with organization and planning. Problems with working memory can interfere with both of these areas.
This is not a diagnostic tool. If you have concerns about working memory or executive function see a mental health professional. An accurate diagnosis can only be made through professional evaluation. Screener for personal use only.