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Researchers find lab rats on marijuana just can't be bothered

THC, the main psychoactive ingredient in cannabis, makes rats less willing to exert cognitive effort – lazy – but, you know, that’s just, like, your opinion, man<p>The main psychoactive ingredient in marijuana makes lab rats lazy, according to University of British Columbia researchers.<p>The new …

Cannabis

Could Adults' Expectations Drive Up ADHD Diagnoses in Kids?

Title: Could Adults' Expectations Drive Up ADHD Diagnoses in Kids?<br>Category: Health News<br>Created: 2/23/2016 12:00:00 AM<br>Last Editorial Review: 2/24/2016 …

10 Reasons Adult ADHD is an Advantage, Not a Deficit

Shares 66<p><i>ADHD is not a deficit disorder. It is a distinction driver.</i><p>Don’t like ads? Become a supporter and enjoy The Good Men Project ad free<p>Why is …

5 Great Classroom-Friendly Fidgets for Students with ADHD

For classroom-friendly fidgets to help your child focus at school, check out these five great ideas.

Early Behavioral Therapy May Increase Success With ADHD

Experts have found that children with attention deficit issues can improve more quickly if the first treatment they are given is behavioral in nature.<p>…

New Study: Parenting More Effective than Ritalin for ADHD

Do you believe that kids today are overmedicated for issues like ADHD? If so, a new study out of the <i>Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology</i> …

5 More Strategies to Achieve Meaningful Goals When You Have ADHD

When you have ADHD achieving your goals likely feels daunting. You might have a hard time with everything from planning to completing tasks. Your …

Win with ADHD: Mark Aro

Mark Aro, 45, was born in Oregon, and he often fondly remembers his grandparents’ farm surrounded by hay fields. “Some force kept me alive,” he says …

Should Kids With ADHD Get Behavioral Therapy Before Meds?

Children with ADHD get better faster when first treated with behavioral therapy instead of medication, says a new study.<p>If your child is one of the more than 4 million kids in the United States diagnosed with ADHD, chances are you've thought about starting them on Adderall or Ritalin. You also may …

Parenting

These Seven Nootropics are the Real Smart Drugs

Nootropics are drugs, supplements, and foods that improve mental function. Sometimes people refer to them as smart drugs. They facilitate desired …

What many parents and teachers don’t understand about ADHD in kids — Part 2

Early this month I ran a post about attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, known as ADHD, which many parents and teachers don’t fully understand — to the detriment of kids who have it. (You can read that post here.) This is a follow-up, with new information from Ned Hallowell, one of the …

A child with ADHD and a habit of lying doesn’t need to be punished. She needs compassion.

QMy 6-year-old daughter lies a lot. She has attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder and a pretty intense personality, so she pushes buttons and gets in trouble a lot. She will often deny things, throw her siblings under the bus or just make up completely false stories to avoid the negative …

Sensory Systems that Make up the Learning Hierarchy of a Strong Academic Foundation - Integrated Learning Strategies

Feb 24, 2016 68287 views 18 Comments<p><i>This article contains information regarding important sensory systems and the learning hierarchy that comes from</i> …

Neurology

ADHD - What is it and what's the difference with ADD?

The Attention Deficit Disorder or ADD Experience

Problems & Diagnoses Related to Childhood ADHD

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) often does not occur alone in children and teens. Common co-occurring problems include learning …

23 Things No One Tells You About Having ADHD

It's focusing on everything and nothing at all, which makes it feel like you'll never get anything done.<p><i>[Editor's note: ADD/ADHD is a neurological disorder characterized by difficulty sustaining attention, lack of self-control, and impaired working memory. It's now more often classified as</i> …