New research links dopamine levels and ADHD

Jul 2, 2019 by

Research indicates that children and adults with ADHD may have higher concentration of dopamine transporters, which remove dopamine from brain cells. With extra transporters present in one region of the brain, they remove the dopamine too quickly, giving it...

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How technology is affecting our brains

Jun 27, 2019 by

Researchers from five universities around the globe looked at the effects the online world is having on human brains. They found that doing multiple things online did not improve people’s ability to multitask elsewhere. They also found that being...

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Teens with ADHD have higher crash risk and more violations

Jun 2, 2019 by

A team of researchers from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Center for Injury Research and Prevention and Center for Management of ADHD looked at the records of newly licensed drivers to determine what role ADHD played. The large-scale longitudinal study...

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No school interventions for 1 in 3 kids with ADHD

Mar 28, 2019 by

Lehigh University researchers found that one in three students with ADHD received no school-based interventions and two of three received no classroom management....

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Foods That Boost Brain Function

Mar 10, 2019 by

An article reviewing the scientific evidence behind 12 foods that may help improve brain function include not only the items, but also why they may help. The foods’ benefits may assist in boosting memory, concentration and the structure of...

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Urinary fluoride levels linked to ADHD

Feb 12, 2019 by

A team of researchers from York University and the University of Toronto found that higher levels of urinary fluoride during pregnancy are linked to more ADHD-like symptoms in school-age children. The study was funded by the National Institute of...

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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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