Research using advanced imaging techniques shows there is a difference in the size of certain parts of the brain in children with ADHD compared to children who do not have ADHD. The areas showing change include the prefrontal cortex, the caudate nucleus and globus pallidus, and the cerebellum.
Abnormal activity of certain brain chemicals in the prefrontal cortex may contribute to ADHD. The chemicals dopamine and norepinephrine are of special interest. Dopamine...Read more
Ambidextrous, or mixed-handed, is the "ability of being equally adept with each hand." [Nationmaster.com Encyclopedia] Those born... Read more »
Sometimes when discussing ADHD with a child’s parents, parents say something like: “I was the same way when I was that age. Do you... Read more »
The cause of ADHD seems to be neurobiological or genetic. Environmental factors influence the severity of the disorder, but environmental factors do... Read more »