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The top-down modulation of cognitive processes based on higher-order representations such as goals or plans.
Synonyms: executive control, executive function
Executive/Cognitive Control
VSochat about one year ago.

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Tasks that are asserted to measure cognitive control

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Montreal Cognitive Assessment
  • participant score minus average score
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incentive modulated antisaccade task
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    digit span task
    • backward
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    behavioral rating inventory of executive function
    • Negativity Scale
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    Trail Making Test A and B
    • ANOVA of time by age group
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    WISC-R Mazes
    • participant score minus average score
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    Wisconsin card sorting test
    • Total number of categories acheived
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    Porteus maze test
    • mental age (difficulty) of maze
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    WAIS digit span
    • number correct backward
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    • number in correct order
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    Conners 3rd Edition
    • executive functioning
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    NIH Toolbox Dimensional Change Card Sort Test
    • correct
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    divided auditory attention
    • response time and accuracy
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    self ordered pointing task
    • accuracy of participant minus average accuracy of controls
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    alternating runs paradigm
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      antisaccade/prosaccade task
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        One Touch Stockings of Cambridge
        • number of moves required to complete task
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        attention networks test
        • Incongruent minus congruent: Conflict / Executive network efficiency
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        AX-DPX
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          AX-CPT task
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            underlining test
            • # correct minus # incorrect/30 or 60 seconds
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            Mini Mental State Examination
            • participant score minus average score
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            MicroCog
            • subject score minus population-matched average score
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            eating/drinking
            • amount consumed
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            Term History

            REVISION 2

            Definition contributed by RPoldrack about seven years ago:The top-down modulation of cognitive processes based on higher-order representations such as goals or plans.

            REVISION 1

            Definition contributed by ALenartowicz about eight years ago:The cognitive process of overriding a prepotent response.

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