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Investigating the Relationship between Brain Executive Functions and Cognitive Psychology in People
Shokooh Bajalan , Morteza Mostafavi *
Master of Clinical Psychology, Zanjan Azad University, Iran.
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Background: The purpose of this research is to investigate the relationship between the executive functions of the brain and cognitive psychology in people.
Method: The current research method is a review, which was searched by examining the searched words, which are: executive function of the brain, cognitive psychology (in the data of Persian and Latin databases). A total of 32 articles, reports and protocols were found, and by removing similar and unrelated items and referring to updated reports, 21 studies were finally reviewed.
Results: The research findings showed that executive function refers to a range of mental skills that can be used to perform tasks and interact with others. However, any disorder and problem in executive functioning can affect people's ability to organize and manage behavior. Nervous, mental health and behavioral disorders (such as autism, Alzheimer's, depression and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) affect the executive function of the brain. Diagnosing the cause of brain executive function disorders helps to identify treatment options such as cognitive psychologist. Chronic disorganization, lack of concentration, memory impairment and inappropriate social behavior are among the symptoms of executive function disorders. Of course, many causes of executive dysfunction are treatable. Cognitive psychology involves the study of the internal processes of the mind, meaning everything that goes on in your brain, including perception, thinking, memory, attention, language, problem solving, and learning. There are many applications related to this cognitive method, such as helping to deal with memory disorders, increasing accuracy in decision-making, finding ways to help people recover from brain damage, treating learning disorders, and organizing curricula to enhance learning. Conclusion: Based on the findings of the research, cognitive psychology has a significant relationship with the executive functions of the brain, and people who suffer from brain disease can be treated by referring to such psychologists.
Keywords: Executive Functions of the Brain, Cognitive Psychology.
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