ADHD And Verbal Working Memory: The Mind’s Voice

Got ADHD? Do you talk a lot? Have you ever wondered why? In this episode of Attention Talk Radio, ADHD coach Jeff Copper ( talks about verbal working memory (the mind’s voice) in the context of Dr. Russell Barkley’s ADHD construct. Jeff shares his understanding of Dr. Barkley’s construct and executive functioning and why those with ADHD have an impaired verbal working memory, finding it more efficient to talk out loud. He talks about how this creates confusion yet is very helpful for those with ADHD. He also illuminates how self-awareness around what’s happening can make it much easier for one to manage it simply by having the awareness and asking for permission. If you have ADHD, talk a lot, wonder why, and struggle with management, this is a show you won’t want to miss.

Attention Talk Radio is the leading site for self-help Internet radio shows focusing on attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and attention deficit disorder (ADD), including managing symptoms of attention deficit disorder, adults with ADD, or adults who have children with ADHD. Attention Talk Radio, hosted by Jeff Copper, attention and ADHD coach, is designed to help adults and children (particularly those diagnosed with or impacted by attention deficit disorder or its symptoms) in life or business who are stuck, overwhelmed, or frustrated. It will help adults and children get unstuck and moving forward by helping to open their minds and pay attention to what works.

Attention Talk Radio host Jeff Copper is an ADHD coach. To learn more about Jeff go to

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