How bullying affects the brain

Jan 6, 2019 by

New research shoes that kids and teens who are chronically bullied have physical structural changes in the brain, affecting attention, motivation, reward sensitivity, conditioning and emotional processing....

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Attention training improves IQ and functioning of children’s brain...

Jan 2, 2019 by

Researchers in Spain found that computer-based attention-training intervention boosts IQ scores and brain functioning on preschool children....

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ADHD Impact Underestimated by Parents

Nov 8, 2018 by

Research presented at the 65th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry found that the perceived burden of symptoms of ADHD is higher among children and adolescents than their caregivers know....

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Abnormal vision in childhood can affect brain functions

Oct 24, 2018 by

A team of researchers from University of British Columbia, the University of Auckland and the University of Waterloo found that abnormal visions in childhood, such as a lazy eye, can affect the development of higher-level brain areas responsible for...

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Use of ADHD medication in Hong Kong has risen 36-fold in 15 years...

Sep 24, 2018 by

Department of Health figures now report that 6.4% of children and adolescents are affected by ADHD in Hong Kong and the use of stimulant meds has increased 36-fold I the last 15 years....

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ADHD drugs do not improve cognition in healthy college students...

Aug 11, 2018 by

New research from the University of Rhode Island has found that not only are healthy college students who take ADHD medications failing to see improved cognition, but also the meds may actually impair functioning....

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ADHD diagnosis for adults can take seven years in the UK

Aug 8, 2018 by

A new report by the BBC says that some adults wait more than seven years to be diagnosed with ADHD because of huge waiting lists. Estimates are that 1.5 million adults in the UK have ADHD, but only 120,000...

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