Now in its twelfth year, Posit Science continues to offer cognitive training software through its web-based product, BrainHQ. Posit’s mission is to help aging adults remain sharp by exercising cognitive abilities, staving off the natural mental decline after the age of 50. In addition to its BrainHQ product line, [Read more…] about Posit Science ranked #6 Holder of Pervasive Neurotech Intellectual Property*
A CDC report estimated that, in 2003, 4.4 million youth ages 4–17 lived with diagnosed ADHD, and 2.5 million of them were receiving medication treatment. Now, which is the core deficit underlying ADHD-so that treatments really address it? and how are ADHD and brain development related? Keep reading…
ADHD & the Nature of Self-Control — Revisiting Barkley’s Theory of ADHD
— By David Rabiner, Ph.D
As implied in the title of his book, ADHD and the Nature of Self-Control, Dr. Barkley argues that the fundamental deficit in individuals with ADHD is one of self-control, and that problems with attention are a secondary characteristic of the disorder.
Dr. Barkley emphasizes that during the course of development, control over a child’s behavior gradually shifts from external sources to being increasingly governed by internal rules and standards. Controlling one’s behavior by internal rules and standards is what is meant by the term “self-control”.
The NYT Magazine today is devoted to the topic of Can Science Tell us Who Grows Wiser.
It may have been even better had the question been, “What Science Tells us About How we Can Grow Wiser”, but it is a pretty good issue anyway.
A very good article onÃ‚Â The Older–and–Wiser Hypothesis. Quotes:Ã‚Â
- One of the most interesting areas of neuroscience research involves looking at the way people regulate their [Read more…] about Baby Boomers, Memory and Wisdom