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The Creative Gifts of ADHD

“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

October 21, 2014 — Scott Barry Kaufman
Who Needs Stimulants for ADHD?

Who Needs Stimulants for ADHD?

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.

February 13, 2014 — Ingrid Wickelgren

Resources to Help Your Child with ADHD Flourish

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.

November 11, 2014 — Scott Barry Kaufman
Can ADHD Be Prevented?

Can ADHD Be Prevented?

A game-style intervention for preschoolers might prevent ADHD from developing, reducing reliance on medications

March 1, 2014 — Emily Laber-Warren
Can Video Games Diagnose Cognitive Deficits?

Can Video Games Diagnose Cognitive Deficits?

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.

October 22, 2014 — George Ioannou

Stand Up for Science Journalism!

Staying informed has never been more important.