Latest Attention Stories

2014-09-23 23:06:05

Catalent Pharma Solutions, the leading global provider of advanced delivery technologies and development solutions for drugs, biologics and consumer health products, today announced that it had reached an exclusive development and licensing agreement with privately held biopharmaceutical company, Cingulate Therapeutics (CTx), to support the development of a series of new prescription pharmaceutical products for the treatment of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) using...

2014-09-17 03:00:27

Kara Gavin, University of Michigan Health System Brain networks to handle internal & external tasks mature more slowly in ADHD A peek inside the brains of more than 750 children and teens reveals a key difference in brain architecture between those with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and those without. Kids and teens with ADHD, a new study finds, lag behind others of the same age in how quickly their brains form connections within, and between, key brain...

Exercise Before School Could Reduce ADHD Symptoms In Kids
2014-09-12 03:37:04

Michigan State University Paying attention all day in school as a kid isn’t easy, especially for those who are at a higher risk of ADHD, or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. A new study from Michigan State University and University of Vermont researchers shows that offering daily before-school, aerobic activities to younger at-risk children could help in reducing the symptoms of ADHD in the classroom and at home. Signs can include inattentiveness, moodiness and difficulty...

socially disconnected
2014-09-10 02:30:49

Anna Mikulak, Association for Psychological Science Feeling socially disconnected may lead us to lower our threshold for determining that another being is animate or alive, according to new research published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. “This increased sensitivity to animacy suggests that people are casting a wide net when looking for people they can possibly relate to — which may ultimately help them maximize opportunities to...

2014-09-09 08:29:02

NYC start-up offers advertisers and creatives new brain-imaging tools to test content NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Producers of TV and online video advertisements, movies, trailers, and TV shows now have a new method to pre-test whether viewers will tune in or tune out, after Manhattan-based Neuromatters released Cognitive Capture, a tool based on the latest neuroscience research for measuring and predicting audience attention. And for once, this neuroscience technique...

2014-08-28 12:30:15

In the news release, New Coalition Aims to Help Prevent Misuse, Abuse and Diversion of ADHD Medications, issued 28-Aug-2014 by Coalition to Prevent ADHD Medication Misuse over PR Newswire, the contact information should read "Kelly Walker, 717-231-5338" rather than "Kelly Walker, 717-231-5538" as incorrectly transmitted by PR Newswire. The complete, corrected release follows: New Coalition Aims to Help Prevent Misuse, Abuse and Diversion of ADHD Medications Coalition to Focus Efforts on...

2014-08-28 08:27:28

Coalition to Focus Efforts on College Students WAYNE, Pa., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today is the official launch of a newly formed Coalition of medical, mental health, higher education, student and pharmaceutical organizations that will work together to help prevent misuse, abuse and diversion of ADHD prescription stimulant medication. The Coalition will initially focus its efforts on college students. Although reported rates of nonmedical use vary, a 2013 study at one large...

2014-08-26 23:17:24

American author to present new take on ADHD, ADD, Autism and OCD. Perth, Austrailia (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Gary Douglas, one of the three authors of the new book "Would you teach a fish to climb a tree?", is coming to Perth to give a class on how to have a different perspective on children with labelled behavioural difficulties. The class will take place on September 18 at the Ibis Hotel in Northbridge. Douglas is the founder of self-help organisation Access Consciousness, a...

Multitasking Better With Targeted Brain Training
2014-08-21 03:00:34

University of Montreal The area of the brain involved in multitasking and ways to train it have been identified by a research team at the IUGM Institut universitaire de gériatrie de Montréal and the University of Montreal. The research includes a model to better predict the effectiveness of this training. Cooking while having a conversation, watching a movie while browsing the Web, or driving while listening to a radio show – multitasking is an essential skill in our daily lives....

child eyes adhd
2014-08-15 09:31:22

American Friends of Tel Aviv University TAU researchers develop diagnostic tool for the most commonly misdiagnosed disorder Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is the most commonly diagnosed — and misdiagnosed — behavioral disorder in children in America, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Unfortunately, there are currently no reliable physiological markers to diagnose ADHD. Doctors generally diagnose the disorder by recording a medical and...

Word of the Day
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This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.