Neuroscience

'Inattention blindness' due to brain load

(Medical Xpress) -- When we focus intently on one task, we often fail to see other things in plain sight - a phenomenon known as ‘inattention blindness’. Scientists already know that performing a task involving ...

Attention deficit disorders

School support for ADHD children may be missing the mark

New research from the University of Montreal shows that inattention, rather than hyperactivity, is the most important indicator when it comes to finishing a high school education. "Children with attention problems need preventative ...

Attention deficit disorders

Girls have ADHD too – here's why doctors may be missing them

Asked what they know about attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, many people will likely tell you that it mostly affects children, and mostly boys. However, recent research has shown that neither of these perceptions ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Process of mindfulness may help children focus in the classroom

(Medical Xpress)—A Kansas State University child/adolescent counselor says a process used to help adults with anxiety disorders may also have a place in the classroom, helping children keep their focus on the subject at ...

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