Category Archives: Neuro

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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Hit the Reset Button in Your Brain

“Hit the Reset Button in Your Brain” The New York Times By Daniel J. Levitin, Aug 9, 2014 This article describes the brain’s attentional system, breaking it down into 2 parts; the focused mode (which he calls the “central executive”) … Continue reading

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Insomniacs’ brains lose focus, scans suggest

Since insomnia and sleep issues commonly plays a role in ADHD, depression, and anxiety I wanted to share a few articles related to sleep. This if the first of 2 or 3. They are more general articles on sleep rather … Continue reading

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A Brain Wave Diagnostic Test for ADHD?

The FDA recently approved marketing of a brain wave device for diagnosing ADHD. On 7/22/13 Martijn Arns, PhD of Utrecht University in The Netherlands wrote a blog clarifying what exactly that means. Most importantly, that only in “a minority of … Continue reading

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The Neuroscience of Mindfulness

The Neuroscience of Mindfulness by Dr. David Rock While not an article about ADHD, mindfulness meditation can be very helpful with ADHD symptoms. The practice involves noticing and letting go of distractions and refocusing on present moment experience in a … Continue reading

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