Digital Information Overload Overwhelms and Distracts Students

Can technology be useful in the classroom? - Image by  ETC@USC

Is the Internet a resource or a menace to today’s students? Students could use additional education in recognizing bias in online sources.

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Basal Ganglia Studies and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Basal Ganglia Structures: Image courtesy of the US Food and Drug Administration

A consensus of opinion exists among the scientific community that ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) is a biological condition resulting from varying, yet scientifically undefined, neurological dysfunctions. Traditionally, the majority of research results suggest that a region of the brain known as the pre-frontal cortex, situated behind the forehead, controls many of the behaviors and […]