“Just because a diagnosis [of ADHD] can be made does not take away from the great traits we love about Calvin and his imaginary tiger friend, Hobbes
CHD8, a gene that regulates the structure of DNA, is the closest thing so far to an “autism gene”
In my prior post (“The Creative Gifts of ADHD“), I argued that there are a heck of a lot of creative possibilities that remain dormant in children with ADHD due to the way we treat such children in an educational context.
In 1970, 150,000 U.S. children were taking stimulant medications. By 2007, that number had risen to 2.7 million, according to pediatrician Sanford Newmark of the University of California, San Francisco.
A game-style intervention for preschoolers might prevent ADHD from developing, reducing reliance on medications
This blog is the third in a series of guest posts on technology and the brain to celebrate Scientific American Mind’s 10-year anniversary.