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2013-08-08 09:13:32

Trying to explain riding a bike is difficult because it is an implicit memory. The body knows what to do, but thinking about the process can often interfere. So why is it that under certain circumstances paying full attention and trying hard can actually impede performance? A new UC Santa Barbara study, published today in the Journal of Neuroscience, reveals part of the answer. There are two kinds of memory: implicit, a form of long-term memory not requiring conscious thought and expressed...

2013-08-05 23:02:40

A new study by Abt Associates shows wide geographic disparities in the treatment of ADHD which suggests flawed management of the disorder. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) August 05, 2013 The use of amphetamine medications to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in the United States varies widely from state to state and even more dramatically from one county to another, according to a new study by Abt Associates, showing treatment disparities are greater than previously assessed in...

2013-08-03 23:02:10

Founded on the principles of acceptance and inclusion, Feed Your Friends took to the beach their celebration of cognitive diversity. Marina Del Rey, CA (PRWEB) August 03, 2013 Dozens came out to support, Sunday Funday at the Beach for Feed Your Friends, a new organization celebrating its’ launch in Marina Del Rey this Sunday, July 28, 2013. Feed Your Friends is a volunteer-run, nonprofit organization promoting community and acceptance of neurodiversity among teenagers by offering...

ADHD Diagnosis And Treatment From Balance Atlanta BrainCore Therapy
2013-08-02 09:38:59

Balance Atlanta BrainCore Therapy As kids head back to school, Balance Atlanta BrainCore Therapy's Dr. Caroline von Fluegge is among the few in the country that now treats patients with the FDA-approved QEEG brain mapping technology. Helping to diagnose and address symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children by measuring brainwaves, the testing of BrainCore Therapy provides a map of the brain. Combined with a metabolic profile and a cognitive emotional...

2013-08-01 08:34:53

CUPERTINO, Calif., Aug. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- DURECT Corporation (Nasdaq: DRRX) today announced that it and its collaborator Orient PHARMA Co., Ltd., a diversified multinational pharmaceutical, healthcare and consumer products company with headquarters in Taiwan, have selected a lead formulation for the lead program in DURECT's ORADUR-ADHD program, ORADUR-Methylphenidate. This lead formulation was chosen based on its potential for rapid onset of action, long duration with...

2013-07-31 23:17:41

San Antonio area psychological center emphasizes treatment option for patients prior to the start of the new school year. Schertz, TX (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 The Professional Center for Enhanced Performance (ProCEP) uses Neurofeedback to treat learning, behavioral and attention disorders in children. Neurofeedback is a brain exercise that is also referred to as an EEG (electroencephologram) or biofeedback. The staff at ProCEP observes the brain in action from moment to moment by monitoring...

2013-07-30 08:30:00

iPhone Application Is The First To Provide A Natural Treatment Option For Millions of ADHD Patients. PETERBOROUGH, ON, July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - MindMed is announcing today the release of its first mobile application for consumers. The app enables Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) patients to treat their condition by increasing their concentration, attention, and focus through a program that is optimized for their mobile device. "While similar digital...

2013-07-29 23:04:38

STAR (Sensory Therapies And Research) Center, the premier treatment center for children with sensory challenges announces that former Bronco Brandon Stokely, will be in attendance at their Playground Rock family event on August 3, 2013. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) July 29, 2013 STAR (Sensory Therapies And Research) Center’s 2nd Annual Playground Rock is a fun family-friendly fundraising event that takes place on their new sensory playground, built specifically for use in therapy sessions...

Video Game Use Higher Among Boys With Autism, ADHD
2013-07-29 18:50:42

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study says that children with autism spectrum disorder and ADHD are more likely to be hooked on video games. According to research published in the journal Pediatrics, boys with autism spectrum disorder or attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are more likely to spend excessive amounts of time playing video games. Scientists found that boys ages eight to 18 with these conditions spent nearly twice as much time on...

2013-07-29 16:25:27

Eighty One Percent of Participating Children No Longer have ADHD after Program NEW JERSEY CITY, N.J., July 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A new randomized control study conducted by doctors in the Medical Neurology and Neuroscience field found that a drug-free, multi-modal program is significantly effective for eliminating symptoms associated with ADHD, as well as producing significant cognitive improvement. After a 12-week intervention program, the researchers found that 81 percent of...