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.