Category Archives: ADHD

Fast-Paced Cartoons May Hurt Kids’ Attention, Memory

Fast-Paced Cartoons May Hurt Kids’ Attention, Memory By Kathleen Doheny WebMD Health News From the article: “The fast-paced shows may have a negative impact, Lillard says, because of the rapid presentation of the events. These engage the senses rather than … Continue reading

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All in the ADHD family: Diagnosis in kids can spotlight parents’ own condition

“All in the ADHD family: Diagnosis in Kids can Spotlight Parents’ own Condition” NBC News, Rock Center 11 min, 55 sec This video profiles two people who were not diagnosed with ADHD until adulthood. It is not uncommon for someone … Continue reading

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CNN: How Your Smart Phone Affects Your Sleep

CNN: “How Your Smart Phone Affects Your Sleep” By Sanjay Gupta, MD 1 min, 31 sec Dr. Gupta explains in this video how using our smart phones before bed can hurt our chances of a good night’s sleep. He says … Continue reading

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Your Brain on Multitasking

CNN: “Your Brain on Multitasking” By Sanjay Gupta, MD 2 min, 1 sec. Dr. Gupta explains in this video why effective multitasking is a myth for the vast majority of us. When you are working on activity A and then … Continue reading

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ADHD Diagnosis Can Double Risk of Premature Death, Researchers Say

While the statistic in the headline and in the article itself are certainly alarming, I think the most important thing to take away from it is that ADHD is a real condition with very real consequences, especially when left untreated. … Continue reading

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