Stroop Test, Inhibition and Brain-based coaching
The authors, David Rock and Jeffrey Schwartz, are hosting a a free webinar on Thursday November 2, 2006, from 2 to 3 PM Eastern.
One quote from their article: “While we don’t seem to have the ability to control our thoughts, we do have a say over which thoughts we act on. It seems we may not have much “free will” but we do have “free won’t”-the ability to not follow our urges”.
In other words, inhibition power is what “frees” us. Many kids and adults with ADHD struggle with it-and not only them. You may wonder-what is the deal with Inhibition? well, try one of your favorite brain exercises, below:
|Quick! say aloud what color you see in every word, NOT the word you read.
The Stroop test is used in neuropsychological evaluations to measure mental vitality and flexibility, since performing well requires strong inhibition capability. Enjoy.