EXECUTIVE FUNCTION By Nugent, Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 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 EXECUTIVE DYSFUNCTION FRONTAL LOBE STRESS-DECOMPENSATION MODEL ACTIVATION HYPOTHESIS EXECUTIVE SIMULATION SOCIAL STRUCTURE GROUP STRUCTURE BEHAVIORAL SEX THERAPY ANOXIA Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "EXECUTIVE FUNCTION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/executive-function/ (accessed November 24, 2017).