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2010-11-22 07:56:24

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- A recent study finds a gene linked to attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) leads to daydreaming.  Researchers believe these findings are the first to show "“ through brain scanning "“ the dissimilarities in the brain network relationships between individuals with this specific form of gene and others with a different form. "Our goal is to narrow down the function of candidate genes associated with ADHD, and in this study, we find this gene is...

2010-11-16 19:37:15

Using fMRI, the scientists were able to watch competition between these brain areas Neuroscientists at Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC) say brain scans show that a gene nominally linked to attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) leads to increased interference by brain regions associated with mind wandering during mental tasks. Presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, these researchers believe their findings are the first to show, through brain...

Word of the Day
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'