ADHD: Not Just for Kids Anymore - Did you know there was a 50% increase of adults taking ADHD medicine between 2008 and 2012? One of the leading reasons for this increase is a lack of diagnosis in childhood. Check out this infographic to find out more about adult ADHD.
How does ADHD medication increase attention and alertness? Why do stimulants and other kinds of medication for ADHD help with impulse control and hyperactivity? Use this infographic to learn how ADHD medication works in the brain.
COULD THIS BE WHY IT IS HARD TO MOTIVATE KIDS WITH ADHD?? ADHD Medicine Affects the Brain's Reward System Nov. 9, 2012 — A group of scientists from the University of Copenhagen has created a model that shows how some types of ADHD medicine influence the brain's reward system. The model makes it possible to understand the effect of the medicine and perhaps in the longer term to improve the development of medicine and dose determination
Exercise Is ADHD Medication - The Atlantic: Physical movement improves mental focus, memory, and cognitive flexibility; new research shows just how critical it is to academic performance. #Exercise #Cognitive_Performance
A new study found that kids with ADHD perform better when there’s white noise in the background. And not just a little — like the equivalent of a vacuum cleaner running. Some results showed the kind of power that ADHD medicines do in getting kids to stay focused. Does not seem to apply to strong readers though.
It has been discovered that the executive functioning (EF)—also known as critical cognitive skills—deficits of students with ADHD causes them to take three years longer to mature than those without the disorder. What are examples of EF deficits? How does this impact an ADHD student? And how does one overcome their executive functioning deficit?