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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New ‘child-friendly’ test for autism

Aug 14, 2019 by

For young children with autism, questionnaires and psychologist evaluations can be stressful. But new research has found an easier, stress-free tests for children with autism that involves tracking their gaze....

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How architecture can change the lives of children with autism...

Aug 10, 2019 by

Joan Scott Love has spent 5 years researching new ways to teach designers to create sensory-friendly spaces. The senior lecturer in interior architecture at Leeds Beckett University creates optimized learning environments for children of all needs and abilities. Check...

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This is your brain on boredom

Aug 6, 2019 by

Researchers used EEG caps to measure the brain activity of people when they were bored. Originally, the team believed that people who react negatively to boredom were hardwired differently, but the research showed otherwise. The scientists determined that at...

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Higher body mass later in live linked to faster brain aging

Aug 2, 2019 by

Scientists from the Miller School of Medicine at the University of Miami in Florida have discovered a correlation between body mass index later in life and how quickly the cerebral cortex things out in older age....

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Cognitive decline speeds up with heart attack or angina

Jul 18, 2019 by

A recent study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology indicates that coronary heart disease, such as angina and heart attacks, appear to accelerate cognitive decline after, but not before, the event....

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Frontotemporal dementia affects moral emotions

Jul 14, 2019 by

New research indicates that there may be a marker and new testing tool to help distinguishing frontotemporal dementia (FTD) from Alzheimer’s. The study found that while FTD impairs moral emotions more than non-moral ones, people with Alzheimer’s show no...

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