Daydreamers may have more efficient brains

Nov 13, 2017 by

Research at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta indicates that people who daydream have very active brains and may actually be more creative and intelligent that the average person....

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Girls with ADHD face increased risk of becoming smokers

Nov 7, 2017 by

A new study looking at whether girls with ADHD were more likely to smoke that those without ADHD found that adolescent girls with ADHD progressed faster to heavier smoking and becoming dependent on nicotine than boys did....

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A critical link between ADHD and sleeplessness

Oct 26, 2017 by

Where once ADHD and sleep problems were considered two separate issues, researchers are now suggesting that there may be a stronger link between the two....

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Brain activity is higher in women

Oct 14, 2017 by

Researchers used functional neuroimaging to look at the brains of more than 26,000 adults and found that women have higher activity in several brain regions, including those associated with anxiety, mood and impulse control....

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General anesthesia may harm brain development

Oct 4, 2017 by

A general anesthetic called isoflurane has been found to interfere with the developing brain and therefore should be avoided whenever possible in pregnant women and kids under 3....

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FDA approves first generic Strattera for ADHD treatment

Sep 20, 2017 by

The FDA has approved the first generic version of ADHD medication Strattera for both adults and kids....

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Adults focus their attention but children notice what adults miss...

Aug 7, 2017 by

Two new studies found that when told to focus on one particular item, adults were very good at remembering information, thanks to selective attention. But 4- to 5-year-olds paid attention to everything that was presented to them, allowing them...

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