Executive Function Learning Card

Palix Foundation

Air Traffic Control, Brain Architecture

Palix Foundation,

Strong executive function skills allow us to plan ahead, deal with conflict, and manage stress. This learning card provides a simple, visual explanation of the Air Traffic Control metaphor, which helps us to understand how the brain develops executive function skills, and why these skills must be nurtured throughout childhood and early adulthood. It’s a free resource for any individual or organization to use and share.