Dr. Russell Barkley discusses "The Second Attention Disorder: Sluggish Cognitive Tempo (ADD) vs ADHD" at Lynn University.Read More
In this program, Les Brown provides a foundational key that can propel you to your next higher level. There are times in life when it seems hard to actually affirm that you can make it; and that you can actually overcome that particular obstacle and attain that new height. You can't always say I know I can and keep integrity with yourself and your true feelings. What you can use as a benchmark and a place to always fall back to is "It's Possible!" - Amazon.com Editorial ReviewRead More
Dr. Russell Barkley presents an in-depth overview of Adult ADHD backed by factual studies. Celebrity designer and ADHD spokesperson Ty Pennington (Extreme Home Makeover) shares his personal experiences with Adult ADHD.Read More
Martin Seligman talks about psychology — as a field of study and as it works one-on-one with each patient and each practitioner. As it moves beyond a focus on disease, what can modern psychology help us to become?Read More
Russell Foster is a circadian neuroscientist: He studies the sleep cycles of the brain. And he asks: What do we know about sleep? Not a lot, it turns out, for something we do with one-third of our lives. In this talk, Foster shares three popular theories about why we sleep, busts some myths about how much sleep we need at different ages — and hints at some bold new uses of sleep as a predictor of mental health.Read More
Shame is an unspoken epidemic, the secret behind many forms of broken behavior. Brené Brown, whose earlier talk on vulnerability became a viral hit, explores what can happen when people confront their shame head-on. Her own humor, humanity and vulnerability shine through every word.Read More
Brené Brown studies human connection — our ability to empathize, belong, love. In a poignant, funny talk, she shares a deep insight from her research, one that sent her on a personal quest to know herself as well as to understand humanity. A talk to share.Read More
ADHD drugs 'do not stunt children's growth,' say AAP (Medical News Today, September 1, 2014) "Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is one of the most common neurodevelopmental disorders of childhood, often lasting into adulthood. Though it is commonly treated with a "stimulant" medication, there have been concerns that such drugs could stunt a child's growth. Now, a new study suggests this type of medication does not affect children's final height in adulthood. The longitudinal study is published in the American Academy of Pediatrics' (AAP) journal Pediatrics..."
"Here’s a back-to-school pop quiz for parents: How much do you think your child’s school grades or emotions are tied to whether you’re sitting down to dinner together? The answer: More than you might think...."
MDX: Promising Treatment for Inattentive ADHD?
A new medication has researchers paying close attention to its potential to improve focus and cognition in people with inattentive ADHD.
There may be hope on the horizon for those diagnosed with Predominantly Inattentive ADHD. A drug called Metadoxine Extended Release (MDX) — developed by Alcobra, a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing new medications to help patients...Read More