Monthly Archives: September 2010

CHADD Resource for Teens & Parents

The teen years are exciting and challenging. The body grows and develops, the brain follows suit. Relationships and alliances shift. Risk-taking is common. For teens with ADHD, the changes can be magnified.

CHADD (Children and Adults with ADHD) has a section on its webpage dedicated to teens and young adults with AD/HD …

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Posted in Parents, Teens

Motivation and ADHD

Recent research has documented a brain chemistry difference that helps explain why motivation and attention can be especially challenging for some individuals with ADHD.

Radioactive neuro-imaging has demonstrated lower levels of certain proteins in the brains of individuals with ADHD as compared to those without.

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Posted in Blog

Research on Study Habits

We often think that we have to organize and simplify to get things to work well for our brains when we study. And many times that is true.

Yet, we also know that the brain is complex. This begs the question: how can we best use the brain’s complexity to aid us in studying?

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Posted in study skills