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Inner Ear Problem May Cause Hyperactivity
2013-09-05 17:37:45

The physiological basis for abnormal behaviors is usually found in the brain, but a new study found that a certain type of inner ear dysfunction could increase hyperactivity through neurological changes.

2013-08-27 23:29:47

There has never been a definitive test for diagnosing Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). According to Dr.

Teenage Driving Impaired Greatly Due ToMix Of ADHD, Texting
2013-08-13 07:40:27

Teenagers already have a reputation as being the worst drivers, but a new study from Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center reveals two reasons why that might be so.

2013-07-26 18:45:28

The ability to pay attention to relevant information while ignoring distractions is a core brain function.

Breastfeeding May Protect Against ADHD
2013-07-23 09:03:56

A new study has linked breastfeeding with a lower risk of ADHD, which is the most commonly diagnosed neurobehavioral disorder in children and teens.


Word of the Day
prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.