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

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online 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 presented during Neuroscience 2013, the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience. According to Luis Populin, associate professor of neuroscience at University of Wisconsin-Madison, 11 percent of all American children between the ages of four and...

2013-11-11 10:23:44

For want of a receptor: Some behaviors shaped during early development Physical and chemical changes in the brain during development can potentially play a role in some delinquent and deviant behaviors, according to research released today. Studies looking at the underlying mechanisms that influence our ability to exercise self-control were presented at Neuroscience 2013, the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience and the world's largest source of emerging news about brain science...

2013-11-07 08:37:04

DALLAS, November 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research report "Situation Awareness System Market by Products (Access Control, PSIM, HMI, Video Systems, CBRN), Verticals (Homeland Security, Defense), Applications (Robots, Business Intelligence, Connected Cars, Smart Infrastructure) & Geography (2013 - 2020)", the total market is expected to generate revenue of $168.25 billion by 2020 growing at an estimated CAGR of 10.13% from 2013-2020. Browse...

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

Carnegie Mellon University 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. In experiments that simulated multiple-camera video surveillance, study participants failed...

2013-10-31 12:27:20

Shire has renamed the program in memory of colleague Michael Yasick PHILADELPHIA, October 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Shire [http://www.shire.com ] is pleased to announce that it has launched the 2014 Michael Yasick ADHD Scholarship by Shire. The scholarship program is for individuals in the United States diagnosed with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) who are accepted to or will be enrolled in an undergraduate program at an accredited college, university, trade...

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 29, 2013 ImpactADHD opened ADHD Awareness Month this October with the launch of their new website, ImpactADHD.com. The small award-winning business offers innovative approaches to parenting children with ADHD. Since its inception less than two years ago, ImpactADHD has seen a dramatic increase in the demand for its resources and...

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

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a new study from the Washington University School of Medicine, children who live in poverty without nurturing parents may end up dealing with long-lasting negative consequences. According to the research, children living in poverty are less able to deal with stress and are more likely to develop life-long depression and learning disabilities. Conversely, those children who are nurtured are more likely to avoid these...

2013-10-22 23:34:40

Working with ADHD.com, the only coaching and live workshops dedicated exclusively to business owners with ADHD, announces their 3-day in-person retreat for ADHD entrepreneurs, business owners, and independent reps. Grosse Ile, MI (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 Working with ADHD.com has been coaching business owners with ADHD to have strong and successful businesses through private coaching and live workshops across North America. On December 5 - 7, 2013, the veteran coaches will present their...

Sunny Climates Associated With Lower Prevalence Of ADHD
2013-10-21 14:09:02

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, is the most common childhood psychiatric disorder, yet also one of the least understood. A recently published study in the journal Biological Psychiatry may shed new light on the condition, literally, as scientists have found sunny climates appear to have a preventative effect on children developing the disorder. "The reported association is intriguing, but it raises many questions...

2013-10-15 21:00:36

Reports new study in Biological Psychiatry Some people grow out of their childhood attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and some don't. In fact, around 50% of individuals diagnosed as children continue to suffer from ADHD as adults. Researchers are trying to understand the reasons why, and relatedly, whether there are any differences that distinguish the two groups. Gender, ethnicity, socioeconomic class, and symptom severity have already been ruled out as potentials. So,...