Research

Screen Time and ADHD?

This is a partial summary of a presentation by Dr. David Anderson, PhD.  Dr. Anderson is the past Senior Director of the ADHD & Behavior Disorders Center and is currently the Senior Director of National Programs and Outreach at the Child Mind Institute.  Technology is a wonderful thing and does so much to make our…

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……and the Science is IN

Cognitive development, or brain training, has been in the news for many years.  LearningRx and its predecessor, P.A.C.E (Processing And Cognitive Enhancement) have compiled training outcomes and statistics on over 100,000 individuals since its inception. The academic community has been reluctant to embrace the compiled statistics because up until recently, there were no independent, peer…

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The ADHD Brain

Thanks to the research done by Amy Lawson Moore, PhD*, and Christina Ledbetter, PhD**, we now have insights into the ADHD brain.  To date, this is the largest study conducted on the cognitive profiles in ADHD.    The results of this large study (over 5,400 individuals) revealed that the greatest cognitive deficits in individuals with…

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Autism and Cognitive Remediation

Autism and Cognitive Remediation Submitted by: Lori Bryan, Ph.D. Purpose of This Paper The purpose of this paper is to provide an overview of the recent literature regarding autism, current data suggesting its neurobiological underpinnings and the potential opportunities for cognitive rehabilitation. Evidence from brain imaging and electrophysiological studies has identified differences in the brain…

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Brain Plasticity and Cognition

Brain Plasticity and Cognition: A Review of the Literature Submitted by: Lori Bryan, PhD Purpose of this paper The purpose of this paper is to provide an overview of the recent literature regarding brain plasticity and its relationship to executive function, learning and cognition.  Substantial evidence exists that cognitive training approaches to enhance executive function,…

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