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  • On Faith: Studying the mind shows our true nature

    "Now listen carefully, because I am only going to tell you this 10 times!" So goes the joke about how difficult it can be to get someone's undivided attention. It is common for people to multitask with emailing or texting, talk on the phone using...
  • Report: Boy,13, drugged teacher over scolding

    A 13-year-old Osceola County middle school student was booked into the a juvenile detention center without bond after he drugged his teacher's cup of coffee after she allegedly yelled at him in class, reports the Orlando Sentinel. The arrest report...
  • Allmendinger says he tested positive for ADHD drug

    Allmendinger says he tested positive for ADHD drug
    Suspended NASCAR driver AJ Allmendinger tells ESPN he tested positive for a prescription drug usually used to treat attention deficit disorder.     Allmendinger says in an interview with ESPN that he took Adderall a couple of days before the race at...
  • Study: ADHD is a genetic disorder

    Study: ADHD is a genetic disorder
    British scientists have found the first direct evidence that attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder is a genetic disorder and say their research could eventually lead to better treatments for the condition. Researchers who scanned the gene maps of more...
  • Skepticism about ADHD diagnoses

    Skepticism about ADHD diagnoses
    Suspicion has long existed that maybe a significant percentage of kids diagnosed with attention-deficit disorder or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder were really just livelier than was warranted for a classroom environment. Or, rather, immature....
  • Teen Drug Use Survey Seen as 'Warning Sign'

    Teen Drug Use Survey Seen as 'Warning Sign'
    The federal government's annual report of kids’ alcohol and drug abuse seems reassuring: Compared with earlier in the decade, use of hallucinogens was down in 2008, marijuana use was way down, and use of methamphetamines was way, way down. But...
  • Science of time: What makes our internal clock tick?

    Science of time: What makes our internal clock tick?
    In warp-speed modern America, time has become one of our most precious resources. We manage it, and we expend it carefully. Ironic, then, that a resource as precious as seconds, minutes and hours is so poorly understood and so routinely misestimated by...
  • Tips for better time management

    Eric Crayton, a Los Angeles school bus driver honored for his on-time performance, is a man of the clock. The 39-year-old L.A. resident says he's always been "a time person," having learned from his mother the value of planning, an early bedtime and...
  • Obesity Takes a Toll on Kids

    Obesity Takes a Toll on Kids
    Obese kids face greater odds of severe health problems in the future-- type 2 diabetes and heart disease, in particular. But they're also dealing with a host of pretty serious issues in the present. Young bodies awash in the hormones and metabolic burden...
  • Incorrect ADHD diagnosis may be the root of Lindsay Lohan's problems

    Incorrect ADHD diagnosis may be the root of Lindsay Lohan's problems
    Are LiLo's problems due to one bad diagnosis? Lindsay Lohan's erratic behavior, which lead to her court-ordered stint in rehab, may have been caused by a drug she was prescribed to treat a disorder she doesn't have. According to TMZ, sources at the UCLA...
  • Ayelet Waldman, 'Bad Mother'

    At the moment, Ayelet Waldman's biggest fear is mountain lions. Specifically, having her throat ripped out by one. She's also afraid of sharks and, dare she say it, her husband, Michael Chabon, dying of cancer. While we sit talking in the writing studio...