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What Happens to Adults With ADHD After They Get Diagnosed?

Generally, adults who lived with undiagnosed ADHD and then got diagnosed will tell you that their diagnosis was a good thing. Sometimes even an …

ADHD

ASHA 2017 Wrap Up

ASHA 2017 has come and gone, and what a great convention it was! Read on for the highlights of Lingraphica's visit to Los Angeles.

Los Angeles

Jesse Jackson diagnosed with Parkinson's disease

<b>(CNN) —</b> Civil rights activist the Rev. Jesse Jackson said Friday that he has been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. A neurological disorder with no cure, Parkinson's can cause tremors, stiffness and difficulty balancing, walking and coordinating movement.<p>"My family and I began to notice changes …

Parkinson's Disease

It's National Caregiver Awareness Month!

November is National Caregiver Awareness Month, and to honor those who take on this labor of love, we're sharing some helpful tips for the caregivers …

Brain Activity Buffers Against Worsening Anxiety

<i>Summary: It may be possible to buffer against developing depression and anxiety by boosting brain activity in areas associated with problem solving,</i> …

The Brain

Are our dreams trying to tell us something – or should we sleep on it?

Night after night, elaborately crazy stories plant themselves in your mind through no choice of your own. Don’t tell me something intriguing isn’t going on<p>What are dreams for? It’s one of those bottomless questions where the answer tells you mainly about the person doing the answering. Those who …

American Philosophy

Train Your Mind: Overcoming Negative Thoughts Is Half the Battle

<b>“Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” ~Theodore Roosevelt</b><p>I could not find the bottom of the pool.<p>The task seemed simple enough: Wearing no more …

Mind

The Age Your Brain Matures at Everything — And It Isn’t Even Fully Developed Until Age 25

Your brain matures at learning a new language before you even know how to read. 😳<p>Neuroscientists are confirming what car rental places already …

The Brain

How to Form a New Habit (in 5 Easy Steps)

You will never change your habits until you change something you do daily.<p>Chances are, this has happened to you: You make a resolution with the best of intentions to break a bad habit or start a good one--maybe for the new year or your birthday or some other special occasion. And within days or …

Self-improvement

Dementia breakthrough? Brain-training game 'significantly reduces risk'

A recent study has been hailed as a "breakthrough" in dementia prevention, after finding that a brain-training exercise can lower the risk of the …

Dementia

Achieving Goals with ADHD, with Lynn Miner-Rosen | EDB 105

<b>Dr. Hackie Reitman:</b> Hi, I am Dr. Hackie Reitman, welcome to another episode of Exploring Different Brains. Today, we are having so much fun because …

Temple Grandin

Having trouble in remembering things? New research explains how you can improve your memory

Exercise is good for the brain: New research suggests that it can improve your memory<p>There are a number of supplements available in the market which …

The Brain

The brain’s helper cells have a hand in learning fear

<b>WASHINGTON, D.C.</b> — Helper cells in the brain just got tagged with a new job — forming traumatic memories.<p>When rats experience trauma, cells in the …

Neuroscience

Potential Mediator for Social Memory Formation

<i>Summary: Neuropeptide Substance P may help mediate social memory in the CA2 area of the hippocampus, researchers report.</i><p>Source: NUS Medicine.<p><b>Research</b> …

Neuroscience

New Insights Into Why Sleep is Good For Memory

<i>Summary: Sleep helps us to strengthen both old and new versions of experiences, allowing us to use our memories adaptively, researchers …

Neuroscience

Our Senses: Touch, From Single Cell To Whiskers

Studies Reveal: Your Anxiety May Be a Result of Narcissistic Abuse

There are theories in psychology that the condition of anxiety may be a result of narcissistic abuse. So, to be more clear, if you have anxiety, it …

Narcissism

I’ve Been Diagnosed with Epilepsy – Now What?

<b>By Tom McGranahan Jr.</b><p>I opened my eyes and it was dark. Hmmph, this smell is different. Where am I? Why am I here? Heck, this isn’t my bed. What’s …

Neurology

Mechanisms of Osteoarthritic Pain. Studies in Humans and Experimental Models

Introduction<p>Pain due to osteoarthritis (OA) is one of the most frequent causes of chronic pain (Breivik et al., 2006). The significance of OA pain is …

Pain

Drug Could Derail Synapse Loss in Alzheimer's

<i>Summary: Researchers report a drug called fasudil may help to prevent synapse loss initiated by amyloid beta peptides in early stages of Alzheimer’s</i> …

Neuroscience

Are Blood Transfusions the Way to Defeat Alzheimer’s?

Imagine if you could help treat someone with Alzheimer’s disease just by donating blood.<p>Eventually, that might be a possibility.<p>New research found …

Alzheimer's Disease

Consuming Nuts May Improve Brainwave Function

<i>Summary: Researchers reveal eating nuts can help enhance cognitive function, learning and sleep. The study reveals pistachios produce the greatest</i> …

Neuroscience

Brain implant boosts memory for first time ever

New memory prosthesis could be a game-changer for dementia care.<p><i>In brief: A professor built a brain implant that can reportedly improve short-term memory by 15 percent and working memory by 25 percent. The device could prove life-changing for the growing segment of the population impacted by</i> …

Alzheimer's Disease

Chronic fatigue syndrome: Changes in brain chemistry found

New research uncovers molecular changes in the brain that are specific to chronic fatigue syndrome and Gulf War illness — two conditions that were …

Fibromyalgia

We often look for reasons to fail—but you can retrain your brain to win

You walk into your first yoga class. You’re a little insecure about your weight and how your yoga clothes cling to your body revealing every flaw. You’re nervous about making a fool of yourself.<p>Your eyes instantly zoom onto the fit, model-esque people chatting in the corner. As you walk past them, …

Behavior

CBT As a Replacement for Opioids

Emerging research suggests cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) can be an important strategy to help individuals learn to manage chronic pain. Experts …

Pain

Task-Irrelevant Novel Sounds have Antithetical Effects on Visual Target Processing in Young and Old Adults

Introduction<p>One hypothesized consequence of the aging process is increased susceptibility to distraction by irrelevant stimuli (Friedman et al., …

The Brain

How to cope with grief

There are very few things as certain in life as the experience of loss. We have all had, or will have, to say goodbye to someone who we cherish …

Emotions

Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder: A Primer

<i>Nine-year-old Johnny has had chronic grouchiness and severe temper outbursts since early childhood. At age 4, Johnny was asked to leave preschool</i> …

Parenting