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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ADHD Impact Underestimated by Parents

Nov 8, 2018 by

Research presented at the 65th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry found that the perceived burden of symptoms of ADHD is higher among children and adolescents than their caregivers know....

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Abnormal vision in childhood can affect brain functions

Oct 24, 2018 by

A team of researchers from University of British Columbia, the University of Auckland and the University of Waterloo found that abnormal visions in childhood, such as a lazy eye, can affect the development of higher-level brain areas responsible for...

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Use of ADHD medication in Hong Kong has risen 36-fold in 15 years...

Sep 24, 2018 by

Department of Health figures now report that 6.4% of children and adolescents are affected by ADHD in Hong Kong and the use of stimulant meds has increased 36-fold I the last 15 years....

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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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