Psychology & Psychiatry

Exercise, mindfulness help children with ADHD

Just 10 minutes of exercise and 10 minutes of mindfulness meditation can help children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) with their mood, self-efficacy and attention.

Health

Air pollution exposure linked to poor academics in childhood

Children exposed to elevated levels of air pollution may be more likely to have poor inhibitory control during late childhood and poor academic skills in early adolescence, including spelling, reading comprehension, and math ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Outside factors may help children develop internal control

The ability to control your own behavior, known as executive function, might not exist all in your head. A new theory proposes that it develops with many influences from outside the mind.

Psychology & Psychiatry

A remote, computerized training program eases anxiety in children

Anxiety levels in the United States are rising sharply and have especially intensified in younger populations. According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, anxiety disorders affect 31.9 percent of children ...

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