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Here's to You, Miss America

Imagine yourself in a multiplex movie theater. Curiously, no walls separate the half-dozen theaters that form the multiplex. Miraculously, you are watching six different screens all at once, thoroughly understanding and enjoying every scene, word, character. 840 more words

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

The Benefits of Fidgeting for Students With ADHD

Original post from The Wall Street Journal

‘……………By SUMATHI REDDY

The children perform better on cognitive tasks when allowed to move freely

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Encouraging or allowing children with ADHD to fidget in the classroom may improve their ability to concentrate and learn, according to two recent studies. 1,371 more words

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Understanding ADHD: Causes

 

What actually causes Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)?

 Over the years, the exact causes of ADHD have been unclear. However, genetics is generally known to be a major cause in most cases, although, other factors may contribute as well. 194 more words

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This Singer Needs a Secret Agent, Man

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Pixaring the Mind

Pixar’s new movie offers an intriguing introduction to some of the issues I explore in my book.

“Inside Out” takes as its unlikely narrative subject the activity inside the brain of a pre-teen girl named Riley. 1,474 more words

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Article By Disease: Sleep Disorders

Sleepiness, Sleep Disorders and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: Pathophysiological Rationale and Future Perspectives

Author(s): Astrid Claret, Stephanie Bioulac, Aurore Capelli, Jacques Taillard, Colette Fabrigoule, Manuel Bouvard and Pierre Philip… 171 more words

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American Adults Surpass Children in Taking Drugs to Stay Focused

ADHD, or attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, isn’t just for kids anymore.

Adults in the U.S. have overtaken children in taking medication for the condition and accounted for 53 percent of the industrywide 63 million prescriptions for ADHD drugs last year, according to data compiled by Shire Plc, which makes the top-selling Vyvanse treatment. 350 more words

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