Riley Toohill

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The Science of ADHD

<b>Real Science Defines ADHD as Real Disorder</b><p>Some of the most prestigious scientific-based organizations in the world conclude that ADHD is a real …

The Real Reasons Kids with ADHD Lie—and Ways to Help Them Stop

Lying can be a habit for some kids with ADHD. Learn why—and how to help them quit.<p>Most kids lie or avoid telling the truth on occasion. But if your …

Emotional Regulation for Kids With ADHD

<b>Connection + Purpose = Well-Being</b><p>This year, I am working with the Indianapolis Public Schools and co-teaching in a fifth- and sixth-grade classroom. …


Norton Point Sunglasses Are Cleaning Up Oceans and Saving the World

Fish are not known to particularly appreciate plastic; still, we keep inundating them with it. Thankfully, Norton Point has found a way to not only …

Understanding the ADHD Brain

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder. This means there are deficits in the ADHD brain that affect a …

Comment on The ADHD Controversy by A Sceptic’s trip to Norway | Fabian Nordenfur

[…] It’s the frontal lobe part of your brain that handles focus, and some might actually get ADHD by damaging the frontal lobe […]

Evidence-Based Medicine

Babies with low birth weight more likely to develop ADHD

A new study has found that babies with an extremely low weight at birth had a higher risk for mental health problems such as ADHD, anxiety and …

We've Been Wrong About Where the Brain Processes Language for 141 Years

Where word salad is really made.<p>The map of where and how the brain processes speech has been modified again. Researchers from Northwestern University just published a paper in the journal <i>Brain</i> wherein they demonstrate that the famous Wernicke's area, thought to be the center of language …

Finding a lost city, and also a flesh-eating illness, with Douglas Preston

Abandoned cities, deadly snakes, and flesh-eating diseases<p>In January, author Douglas Preston released his latest book, <i>The Lost City of the Monkey God: A True Story</i>. In 2015, Preston had been part of an expedition to Honduras that located an unexplored city deep in the rain forests of the country, …

The magical thing eating chocolate does to your brain

In the mid 1970s, psychologist Merrill Elias began tracking the cognitive abilities of more than a thousand people in the state of New York. The goal was fairly specific: to observe the relationship between people's blood pressure and brain performance. And for decades he did just that, eventually …

Holistic Medicine

Some people are more likely to get bitten by mosquitoes — here’s why

Thomson Reuters<p>For some of us, mosquito bites are an annoyance that plagues our arms and legs all summer long.<p>Meanwhile, others seem immune to the …


In Love With Chocolate? You've Probably Got A Better Brain, Too.

Eat up, people. 🍫🍫🍫<p>If you know your way around a chocolate bar, then you're already pretty smart.<p>But according to a new study published in the journal Appetite, it's possible that frequent chocolate consumption makes your brain even sharper.<p>A team of international researchers analyzed data using …


20 Tumblr Posts You’ll Get if You’re Always Tired

When you’re trying to... oh, sorry, I seemed to have dozed off for a second. Where was I? Oh, yes, when you’re trying to get up in the morning and …

22 Times Tumblr's 'Harry Potter' Theories Blew Our Minds

"Harry Potter" fan theories are a major piece of the fun nowadays -- especially when they get the attention of author J.K. Rowling herself.<p>'Cos …

31 Hilarious Tumblr Posts That Only Feminists Will Get

"My favorite mythical creatures are the happy girls in tampon commercials."


23 Tumblr Posts That Hilariously Sum Up Having Boobs

With great breasts come great responsiboobity.


22 People Who Were Just Smooth AF

Let these Don Juans of the internet teach you some pickup lines.