ADHD and video games, is there a connection?

Well, that is a good question, one that the medical and scientific world is yet to fully answer. But as a parent, should we really wait until the “jury is out”? Are adhd and video games connected? Can playing too much video games also cause ADD, dyslexia, or other learning disabilities? Certainly an important question……

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A New Study about the Mechanics of Neuroplasticity

A January article in the online Journal, Behavioral Medicine Report and a study published in the Journal “Nueron” describe new understandings about the synaptic connections that underlie what we commonly call “neuroplasticity.” In an informative article, Study Shows Map of Brain Connectivity Changes During Development, Christophey Fisher, PhD, points to two important issues: “Connected highways…

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Neuroplasticity In The Brain – Dr. Norman Doidge

Neuroplasticity: The brain’s ability to reorganize itself by forming new neural connections throughout life. Neuroplasticity allows the neurons (nerve cells) in the brain to compensate for injury and disease and to adjust their activities in response to new situations or to changes in their environment. Brain reorganization takes place by mechanisms such as “axonal sprouting”…

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