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Can brain scans identify ADHD and help predict treatment response?

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Inside the adult ADHD brain (MIT News):

About 11 per­cent of school-age chil­dren in the Unit­ed States have been diag­nosed with atten­tion deficit hyper­ac­tiv­i­ty dis­or­der (ADHD). While many of these chil­dren even­tu­al­ly “out­grow” the dis­or­der, some Read the rest of this entry »

Study: For cognitive training to work, it must induce neuroplasticity in brain regions that matter

connectomeOver the last sev­er­al years, cog­ni­tive train­ing has received large amounts of pub­lic inter­est and sup­port because reli­ably improv­ing cog­ni­tive per­for­mance would have wide reach­ing appli­ca­tions in clin­i­cal pop­u­la­tions, old­er adults, and the pub­lic at large. For exam­ple, cog­ni­tive train­ing could Read the rest of this entry »

Study: Does Mindfulness Meditation training help adults with ADHD?

MeditationAs aware­ness of ADHD in adults increas­es, so do efforts to devel­op effec­tive treat­ments for adults that can com­ple­ment, or sub­sti­tute for, med­ica­tion. One promis­ing treat­ment is mind­ful­ness med­i­ta­tion train­ing. Read the rest of this entry »

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