Tag: inattention

  • Overload, distraction, or inattention? Different factors in a frenzied world

    ADHD is one of those clinical diagnoses that caught on and spread wildly, tagging every kid as it rushed by. At least that’s what some people would like you to think. In reality, only about 5% of children have been diagnosed as having ADHD (according to the CDC). Nevertheless, it certainly seems that distraction and […]

  • ADHD and neurocognition – Knowing what to remember

    Kate Humphreys ADHD In children and adults – Symptoms and tests Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD, formerly known also as ADD) are classically seen as the kids in class who have trouble staying in their seats and paying attention during long lessons. Underlying these problematic behaviors is a confluence of factors, with evidence […]