Drumming for 90 minutes per week helps adolescents with ASD to overcome hyperactivity and attention deficits. Learning drumming patterns also tunes brain connectivity in areas associated with inhibitory control and self regulation.
Study reports medications for ADHD have little detectable impact on how much a child with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder learns in the classroom. However, the medications helped children retain attention, improve classroom behavior, and improve seat-time work.
At age 13, teenagers no longer find their mother's voice uniquely rewarding, and tune into unfamiliar voices more. A new study reveals the neurobiology behind why teens begin to separate from their parents at this point of development and how it shapes them to become more socially adept outside a family setting.
Study sheds new light on the neurobiological mechanisms that occur, allowing the ADHD drug Ritalin to improve attention and report the drug could have benefits for a range of cognitive changes associated with aging.