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Learning Difficulties Due to Poor Connectivity, not Specific Brain Regions

Different learning difficulties do not correspond to specific regions of the brain, as previously thought, say researchers at the University of Cambridge. Instead, poor connectivity between 'hubs' within the brain is much more strongly related to children's difficulties.

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The Brain Is Plastic. And That Is Good News

Your son may be dyslexic, your daughter may have ADHD. Until quite recently these problems were regarded as devastating, but fortunately this is no longer the case. Today we know that the human brain is plastic — that it can change. And that is good news for your children.

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Adults with ADHD Could Have a Higher Risk of Dementia

Do adults with ADHD have a higher risk of dementia? According to a recent study, they could. Researchers recently found an association between adult ADHD and a form of dementia called dementia with lewy bodies. Lewy body dementia is second only to Alzheimer’s disease as the most common form of dementia in older people...

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