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ADHD Diagnoses On The Rise
2013-11-23 05:59:50

Half of all American children who are diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are diagnosed by the age of six, according to new research from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

2013-11-15 23:24:21

Sophisticated brain cross-training program fuses computer and physical exercises designed to win the battle against ADHD in the classroom, amongst other dynamic applications. New

Study Shows Brain Processes Input That May Not Be Perceived
2013-11-14 17:44:21

A study, published online in the journal Psychological Science, indicates the brain can understand and process visual input, even when that input isn’t consciously perceived.

ADHD Drug Ritalin Shown To Control Impulsiveness In Rhesus Monkeys
2013-11-14 07:30:27

Impulsive monkeys were more likely to accept delayed gratification after being given a dose of methylphenidate, the active ingredient of the drug Ritalin, according to new research.

2013-11-11 10:23:44

Physical and chemical changes in the brain during development can potentially play a role in some delinquent and deviant behaviors.

Study Suggests Repetition Of Rare Events Could Reduce Screening Mistakes By Security Officers
2013-11-05 09:57:56

The failure to detect infrequent, but obvious security threats at airport screenings and other checkpoints may have less to do with incompetence or poor training than a human tendency to overlook rare events. But a Carnegie Mellon University researcher suggests guards could improve their detection rates the same way adults learn vocabulary words — through repetition.

2013-10-29 23:29:43

ImpactADHD expands online presence with tools, training and resources to better support, coach and advise families with ADHD children. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) October

Nurturing Parents Offset Poverty
2013-10-29 16:33:02

According to a new study, children who live in poverty without nurturing parents may end up dealing with long-lasting negative consequences.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.