EXECUTIVE FUNCTION By N., Sam M.S. - 35 High level cognitive processes that organise and order behaviour. Also called central processes- executive functioning- high order processes. EXECUTIVE FUNCTION: "Our executive function allows us to organise and order our behaviour." Related Psychology Terms Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development LEVEL OF ASPIRATION CEREBRAL CORTEX APRAXIA (literally, “inability to act or do”) AER HUNGER READING DISABILITY (Paralexia, Dyslexia) Diagnosis and Treatment Planning SCHOLASTIC APTITUDE TESTS ESTHETICS ACHIEVEMENT TESTS Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "EXECUTIVE FUNCTION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/executive-function/ (accessed December 2, 2022).