Tuesday, September 16, 2014

New insight into ADHD

According to an article on NPR's Shots, scientists have gained new insights into the development of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. The article states,

"Past images of brain structures showed that the brains of people with ADHD mature later than those of people without the condition. Now researchers making use of data collected as part of something called the ADHD-200 Initiative (similar to the Human Connectome Project) have found that the growth of connections within and between key brain networks in children with ADHD lags behind what happens in other kids the same age."

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