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Neurology Experts Draw Attention To Teenage Overuse Of Memory-Enhancing Drugs
2013-03-14 07:28:02

A growing trend in the use of “study drugs” by teens has come under fire by the country’s top neurological group. Such drugs are being increasingly prescribed by doctors to give children and teens a boost in their cognitive function to help them focus more, study harder and perform better in school.

2013-03-07 14:49:55

A region of the brain known to play a key role in visual and spatial processing has a parallel function: sorting visual information into categories.

Children Who Are Diagnosed With ADHD Often Carry It On Into Adulthood
2013-03-04 14:17:28

A new study from researchers at Harvard Medical School and the Mayo Clinic has found that children who suffer from ADHD are more likely to struggle with the condition into adulthood and experience a host of other psychological problems.

2013-02-16 23:02:51

Cumberland Academy of Georgia, a special needs school for high-functioning Autism, Asperger’s, LD, ADD and ADHD students, welcomed parents, friends and partners of the school at the Mardi Gras

Drug Abuse Significantly Higher Among ADHD Teens
2013-02-12 12:47:48

Researchers recently found the rates of drug abuse and cigarette use are much higher among teens with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) compared to their non-ADHD peers.

iPhone App Tests Your Brain
2013-02-08 18:35:26

Fascination with the study of split brain, or laterality, is not a new occurrence within the scientific community.

ADHD Diagnoses In Children Rose Dramatically Over Past Decade
2013-01-22 11:26:54

A new study reveals that the rate of children diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) rose dramatically between 2001 and 2010 with non-Hispanic white children having the highest diagnosis rates.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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