Poor literacy skills or being illiterate is associated with an increased risk of developing anxiety and depression, researchers say. Additionally, poor literacy is also linked to increased feelings of loneliness.
Previous TBI increased the risk of frontotemporal dementia in those without a genetic risk factor for FTD. Additionally, researchers found those with FTD tend to be less educated than those with Alzheimer's disease.
Pre-school-aged children with better vocabulary and attention skills before they begin school are more likely to perform better in an educational setting than their peers with less well-developed vocabulary and attention skills.
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.