Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Kids with ADHD need to fidget, study says

If you've got a kid with ADHD, you've probably spent countless hours pleading with him to sit still. Well, stop it.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Pre-test jitters might boost scores, study says

(HealthDay)—For students with a good memory, feeling anxious before taking an exam might actually lead to a higher test score, researchers have found.

Psychology & Psychiatry

How to recognize early learning challenges in kids

(HealthDay)—Many children have difficulty with learning at some point, but those with learning disabilities often have several specific and persistent signs, which can start in preschool years. Recognizing them as soon ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

A change in perspective could be all it takes to succeed in school

Knowing the right way to handle stress in the classroom and on the sports field can make the difference between success and failure for the millions of students going back to school this fall, new University of Chicago research ...

Health

Physically fit kids do better in school

A new study in the Journal of School Health found that physically fit kids scored better on standardized math and English tests than their less fit peers.