How to Discipline a Child With ADHD

Discipline a Child With ADHD

If hyper-arousal is a normal state for many children, how can we help our kids learn to be genuinely calm? Anthropologist Barbara J. King explores a new book on self-regulation.

Why It's 'Self-Reg,' Not Self-Control, That Matters Most For Kids

Why It's 'Self-Reg,' Not Self-Control, That Matters Most For Kids July 2016 If hyper-arousal is a normal state for many children, how can we help our kids learn to be genuinely calm? Anthropologist Barbara J. King explores a new book on self-regulation.

When it comes to productivity, the little things make all the difference. Quit sabotaging yourself with these bad habits.

10 Bad Habits You Must Eliminate From Your Daily Routine

Feeling crummy because you didn't get enough zzzzs? Try drinking water, exercising and, yes, chewing gum.

Anxiety — that feeling of dread, fear, worry and panic — is certainly nothing new. Hippocrates wrote about it in the fourth century BCE. As did Søren Kierkegaard in the 1860s. And Sigmund Freud addressed the disorder in 1926. However, jump to the present and we’re seeing a significant uptick — especially with youth. Pharmaceutical […]

Neuroscientists Discover A Song That Reduces Anxiety By 65 Percent (Listen) – Collective Evolution

The answer was more complicated, but a relief for this young woman.

For years doctors wrongly diagnosed these strange episodes as panic attacks

SPD (sensory processing disorder) For years doctors wrongly diagnosed these strange episodes as panic attacks

Sudoku isn’t enough. You have to push yourself.

How to Become a ‘Superager’

NYT article on how to become a "Superager." I need to find some new mental challenges, sounds like.

Workplaces need more walls, not fewer.

Google got it wrong. The open-office trend is destroying the workplace.

Peek inside Jennifer Cass' second grade classroom and you won't see kids sitting on desk chairs in rows. Some gently bounce on stability balls....

Peek inside Jennifer Cass& second grade classroom and you won& see kids sitting on desk chairs in rows. Some gently bounce on stability balls.

Direct recordings have revealed what happens in our brains as we make sense of speech in a noisy environment, scientists say.

Brain's party noise filter revealed

Brain's party noise filter revealed by recordings By Victoria Gill Science reporter, BBC News 20 December 2016 From the section Science & Environment Image copyright UC Berkeley Direct recordings have revealed what is happening in our brains as w

You’ve probably heard before that ‘female brains’ are better at multitasking, or that ‘male brains’ are better at maps and directions. However, according to new…

Neuroscience Proves There’s No Such Thing As A ‘Male’ Or ‘Female’ Brain

Neuroscience Proves There’s No Such Thing As A ‘Male’ Or ‘Female’ Brain - Ideapod

Neuroscientists have discovered that a basic mechanism underlying sensory perception is deficient in individuals with dyslexia, according to new study. The brain typically adapts rapidly to sensory input, such as the sound of a person's voice or images of faces and objects, as a way to make processing more efficient. But for individuals with dyslexia, the researchers found that adaptation was on average about half that of those without the disorder.

Dyslexics show a difference in sensory processing

fMRI images show how people with dyslexia (right) and people without (left) adapt differently to a speaker’s voice

I love food! I love tasting food, smelling food and looking at food. Above them all, I love making food. For years I miserably declared that I don’t have an inkling of artistic flair in me. However, give me an apron, a wooden spoon, a recipe book and throw in a glass of wine. Then

I love food! I love tasting food, smelling food and looking at food. Above them all, I love making food. For years I miserably declared that I don’t have an inkling of artistic flair in me. However, give me an apron, a wooden spoon, a recipe book and throw in a glass of wine. Then

Fidget spinners, they are everywhere! And every child that doesn’t have one wants one. They are just the coolest thing to have right now. As adults, teachers and parents just don’t get it and find them a nuisance as well as distracting. Yet they are no different to past fads such as Yo-yo’s, Silly Bandz

Colorado mom cashes in on craze by creating custom fidget spinners

What is a teacher to do? There are so many sensory types in a classroom and each child in that classroom has a different sensory need. One of the most difficult aspects of teaching is handling behaviour problems. Inappropriate behaviour interrupts lessons, tests a teacher’s patience and distracts the other children from the tasks at

Why Sensory Audits matter in the classroom - Sensory Intelligence

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