Attention Deficit

Take a lead from Bedales

Keith Budge: ‘Unworthy’ practical subjects are just as important as academic ones Too readily schools become obsessed by such easy polarities as sciences ‘good’ and humanities ‘wishy-washy’, argues head teacher Keith Budge Facebook 44 Twitter Pinterest 0 LinkedIn 1 Share 45 Email Science, good: There’s a crude categorisation of subjects by perceived difficulty Photo: ALAMY Why …

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OCT 9, 2018 Study: Only 5% of US children ages 8–11 follow screen time, sleep and exercise guidelines recommended for brain development

By: SharpBrains ___ Limiting children’s screen time linked to better cognition, study says (CNN): “Limiting kids’ recreational screen time to less than two hours a day, along with sufficient sleep and physical activity, is associated with improved cognition, according to a study published in The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health. The study included about 4,500 US children ages 8 …

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Background speech hindered toddlers’ ability to learn words, according to a new study.

The environments children are in, including how much and what kinds of stimulation they are exposed to, influence what and how they learn. One important task for children is zeroing in on the information that’s relevant to what they’re learning and ignoring what isn’t. A new study has found that the presence of background noise …

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11 Toxic Chemicals Affecting Brain Development In Children

The list of chemicals that can affect brain development in children has grown. In a study out today in The Lancet Neurology, researchers outline new chemicals that may be contributing to what they dub the “global, silent pandemic of neurodevelopmental toxicity.” In 2006, the team had released a list of five neurotoxins that may contribute …

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can it be true?

MARI K. SWINGLE, PhD Dr. Swingle’s research focuses on the relationship between digital technology and a variety of disorders including Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), written output disorder, dyslexia, anxiety, depression, oppositional defiant disorder, insomnia and anger management. In her 15 years of clinical practice, Dr. Swingle noticed a connection between excessive use of digital …

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ADHD and Dyslexia Client Sees Results From In Balance Program.

Balance exericses increase cerebelluar function which in some Dyslexics and ADHD children is a little compromised. But not all, so it is not a catch-all cure. Nevertheless, balance exercise is good for everyone especially if they don’t ride bikes, play sport or other such activities. In balance, in the United States, was created to help …

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The Concept of Attachment and it’s relation to Education

for Soc. Applied Neuroscience course by Dr Beverely Steffert Developmental psychology has presented sufficient evidence over the years for us to know with certainty that children who grown up with a reasonably stable career are more likely to be able to learn. Securely “attached” children tend to be free from incapacitating physical or mental health …

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