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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Can we predict the long-term outcomes of boys with ADHD?

Sep 14, 2018 by

A study of boys with ADHD in childhood (average age was 8 years old) and followed into adulthood (into their early 40s) found that while most of the early characteristics failed to distinguish between the poor vs. good outcomes,...

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How brains of doers differ from those of procrastinators

Sep 8, 2018 by

Researchers used MRIs to study the brains of self-professed “doers” and “procrastinators” and found that procrastinators had less connectivity between the amygdala and the dorsal anterior cingulate cortex....

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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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One hour of gaming may improve attention

Mar 6, 2018 by

Researcher published in Frontiers in Human Neuroscience indicates that just one hour of playing video games may help improve attention....

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