Understanding ADHD triggers

Sep 14, 2021 by

Scientists have found that there is a range of triggers (lifestyle factors and situations) that can trigger ADHD. These include mineral deficiencies, poor sleep, food additives, media and technology, and tasks requiring concentration....

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High-fat foods may reduce concentration

Aug 6, 2020 by

Research published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition adds to previous research about the gut-brain connection. The study found that our ability to concentrate is reduced in the hours after eating a meal that is high in saturated...

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The brain concentrates on one thing at a time

Nov 11, 2016 by

Researchers from Linkoping University have found that when we are busy with something that requires us to use sight—such as driving, the brain reduces hearing to make it easier for us....

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Complex of neurons crucial to attention identified

Feb 18, 2015 by

Researchers from McGill University have identified a network of neurons in the lateral prefrontal cortex that interact to filter visual information while ignoring distractions....

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The color yellow boosts concentration and alertness

May 20, 2014 by

The color yellow has been shown to boost concentration and alertness? It’s also a color that’s often associated with happiness....

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No long-term benefit from cognitive enhancers

Oct 10, 2013 by

New research indicates that there is no long-term benefit to using cognitive enhancers to try to improve alertness, memory, moods or concentration....

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