- Our memories, even when we don't consciously think about them, influence what we pay attention to.
- Interactions between three neural networks that help us pay attention are weaker than normal in children diagnosed with ADHD, suggesting a new method for diagnosis.
- New research suggests social interactions with other children can adversely affect symptoms of ADHD.
- The number of kids diagnosed with ADHD in America continues to drastically rise, according to a new study.
- Children prescribed ADHD medications, like Ritalin and Adderall, often exhibit problems with sleeping.
- Middle and high school students who take medication to treat ADHD are twice as likely to be bullied than kids who don't have ADHD: study.
- Project: Evo, aiming to be the first-ever "prescription-strength" video game, helps kids with ADHD concentrate better and could be an alternative to Ritalin and other drugs.
- New CDC study finds foster children are three times more likely to be diagnosed with ADHD than others.
- Just because you have ADHD doesn’t mean you’re lazy or undisciplined.
- Children with attention deficit hyperactive disorder and their mothers are more likely to have shorter than normal telomere length: study.
- ADHD diagnoses have been rising for decades, but why are we diagnosing kids so young?
- New research shows being diagnosed with ADHD in adolescence can still cause problems related to brain volume and memory into adulthood.
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a developmental disorder. It is characterized primarily by "the co-existence of attentional problems and hyperactivity, with each behavior occurring infrequently alone" and symptoms starting before seven years of age.