Monthly Archives: August 2010

Staying Electronically Connected Taxes the Brain

Switching your attention between different tasks, such driving and looking at your phone, is hard for the brain. And forget the idea of multitasking, human brains can only process one stream of information at a time. Switching between streams makes … Read more

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Outsider shows us what social creatures we are

An NPR story takes a tender look through the eyes of Lisa Daxter, an adult with autism. Lisa, taking a role much like an anthropologist from Mars, points out just how social we “neurotypicals” are. We clump together into social … Read more

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Younger Kids Get ADHD Lable More Often

NPR reports two studies (here and here) showing that younger kids in a classroom are more often (60% of the cases) diagnosed with ADHD when compared to their older classmates. The researchers looked at birth dates and school cut off … Read more

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Inexpensive Drug Testing Kits

Gary Stanoff, MFT, referred me to a website that offers drug testing kits and a breathalyzer for less cost than at local drug stores.

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Back from vacation

I’ve been back for a week. It was a wonderful time away, and just long enough. Several times during the last two days, I caught myself longing to get back to work; I started to thing about clients and what … Read more

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