Omega-3s helped ADHD in some youth

Dec 12, 2019 by

According to new research, omega-3 supplements helped kids and teens between ages 6 and 18 with ADHD who had lower levels of EPA in their blood. It appears the supplement replenished a lack of the nutrient....

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Sleep deprivation triples lapses in attention

Dec 10, 2019 by

New research published in the Journal of Experimental Psychology: General found that sleep deprivation can triple the number of lapses in attention and double the odds of making “placekeeping” errors. These are errors in how well you follow complex...

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Prenatal Seafood Consumption May Improve Attention

Nov 14, 2019 by

Although most pregnant women probably know not to risk eating raw sushi, a new study from Barcelona Institute for Global Health has shown the importance of eating a diet rich in lean and fatty (cooked) fish during the first...

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Alexithymia may be linked to hyperactivity and impulsivity

Oct 18, 2019 by

Although it sounds like a mental health disorder, alexithymia is simply a term used to describe difficulty identifying and expressing emotions. Although a study from 2013 found a link between alexithymia and ADHD, the correlation only applied to children...

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Men Just as Good at Multitasking

Sep 18, 2019 by

Although a 2015 survey found that 80% of people believe that women have better multitasking abilities than men, new research from the Institute of Psychology at Aachen University in Germany has determined that both genders are equally good at...

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RA causes brain fog

Aug 24, 2019 by

Although many people have heard of “brain fog” as a symptom or side effect of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome or chemotherapy, few may be aware that the chronic inflammation caused by rheumatoid arthritis can also cause “brain fog.” This general...

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ADHD and IQ

Aug 20, 2019 by

There are misconceptions about ADHD being linked to IQ. Some people think kids with ADHD have a higher IQ that kids without it, while others think the opposite is true. The truth is that there’s no link between ADHD...

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