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      July 1, 2009Mind & Brain

      Do ADHD Drugs Take a Toll on the Brain?

      Research hints that hidden risks might accompany long-term use of the medicines that treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder
      June 1, 2007Mind & Brain

      Informing the ADHD Debate

      The latest neurological research has injected much needed objectivity into the disagreement over how best to treat children with attention-deficit disorders.
      February 1, 2006Mind & Brain

      Train Your Brain

      Mental exercises with neurofeedback may ease symptoms of attention-deficit disorder, epilepsy and depression--and even boost cognition in healthy brains
      June 1, 2007Mind & Brain

      Train Your Brain

      Mental exercises with neurofeedback may ease symptoms of attention-deficit disorder, epilepsy and depression--and even boost cognition in healthy brains
      December 1, 2004Mind & Brain

      Informing the ADHD Debate

      The latest neurological research has injected much needed objectivity into the disagreement over how best to treat children with attention-deficit disorders
      April 3, 2015Mind & Brain

      Childhood ADHD Linked to Secondhand Smoke

      Children exposed to tobacco smoke at home are up to three times more likely to have attention deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD) as unexposed kids, according to a new study from Spain
      November 5, 2010Mind & Brain

      What Is Psychopathology? Examining the Changing Status of ADHD

      Despite the fact that my research lies at the intersection between cognitive, comparative, and developmental psychology, I am also quite interested in the evolution of our understanding of psychopathology...
      November 11, 2014Mind & Brain

      Resources to Help Your Child with ADHD Flourish

      In my prior post (“The Creative Gifts of ADHD“), I argued that there are a heck of a lot of creative possibilities that remain dormant in children with ADHD due to the way we treat such children in an educational context...
      December 1, 2007Mind & Brain

      Smoking Away Schizophrenia?

      Nicotinelike drugs show promise for alleviating cognitive impairment
      October 22, 2014Mind & Brain

      Can Video Games Diagnose Cognitive Deficits?

      This blog is the third in a series of guest posts on technology and the brain to celebrate Scientific American Mind’s 10-year anniversary.
      December 1, 2007Mind & Brain

      December and January Calendar

      January 1, 2015Mind & Brain

      Blood Type Matters for Brain Health

      People with AB blood type are at higher risk for age-related cognitive decline
      March 8, 2021Neurology

      We Need to Rename ADHD

      Calling the condition a disorder falsely implies we know of a cause located in the brains of people diagnosed with it—and we don’t
      February 16, 2010Health

      Chronic health conditions in children are on the rise

      The prevalence of chronic health conditions among children in the U.S. doubled between 1994 and 2006, according to a study published in the February 17 issue of JAMA The Journal of the American Medical Association ...
      February 4, 2013Mind & Brain

      Yet Another Harrowing Story of White Collar Addiction

      Yesterday, Alan Schwarz, reporting for the Sunday edition of The New York Times , published an alarmist piece on Adderall abuse.  The story chronicles the short life of Richard Fee, a popular young pre-med who, after dabbling in fast-acting stimulants in college, faked his way into an ADHD diagnosis and, within months of filling his first prescription, began heavily abusing the drug, leading to severe addiction and psychosis, and ultimately to his suicide, two years ago, at the age of twenty-four...
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