Kids with ADHD have development delay in prefrontal cortex

Aug 3, 2012 by

You peaked in high school! (Your prefrontal cortex, that is.) The National Institute of Health has found that kids with ADHD experience developmental delay in frontal regions of the brain. “Normal” kids hit 50% peak in the right prefrontal cortex at a mean age of 12.7 year. But ADHD kids hit the peak at 14.6 years.