Category Archives: Neuro

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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Oliver Sacks dies in New York aged 82

RIP Oliver Sacks. “The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat” is one of my favorite books from graduate school. It brings the complexity and fragility of the way our brains function to life in a fascinating and sometimes … Continue reading

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A Little Meditation Goes a Long Way

“A Little Meditation Goes a Long Way: A new study offers the strongest evidence to date that meditation can change the structure of your brain” By Jason Marsh, February 9, 2011, as published online in the “Greater Good” newsletter through … 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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NY Times: A Natural Fix for ADHD

A Natural Fix for A.D.H.D. By Richard A. Friedman Printed in the New York Times Oct. 31, 2014 This recent article from the New York Times talks about possible reasons why ADHD is such a common diagnosis (affecting 11% of … Continue reading

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