Category Archives: Neuro

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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New ADHD Gene Study Points to Defects in Brain Signaling Pathways

New ADHD Gene Study Points to Defects in Brain Signaling Pathways “Pediatric researchers analyzing genetic influences in attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have found alterations in specific genes involved in important brain signaling pathways. The study raises the possibility that drugs acting … Continue reading

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