Monthly Archives: August 2010
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
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
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
Gary Stanoff, MFT, referred me to a website that offers drug testing kits and a breathalyzer for less cost than at local drug stores.