The term executive functions describes a range of abilities. A typical list of these includes initiation, sustained attention, planning, organization, set-shifting, conceptual functioning, awareness, and insight. Let's review the behavior relevant...
There are many ways to make the most out of your abilities. Here are some things you can do when your memory is less than perfect: Plan to remember. By saying to yourself, "I am going to remember this," you are less likely to forget....
What should you do if you think you have a problem with memory related to epilepsy? The first thing is to have a frank discussion with your doctor, expressing your concerns about memory. Having treated you and your particular type of epilepsy, your...
What causes memory problems in people with epilepsy? The answer is not so simple. Most experts agree that a number of factors, in combination, are the likely cause. Psychologists Bruce P. Hermann and Steven Whitman have outlined a scheme to explain...
Memory is commonly reported as a big area of concern for people with epilepsy. If you have epilepsy, your memory can be affected in several ways. In each case, the end result will be that you cannot recall an event or a piece of information when you...

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