Stimulants: How can something so popular be so damaging?

In recent years drugs like Adderall, used in the treatment of ADHD, have become familiar to university students across the US and UK. Many students have abused prescription stimulants like Adderall in the belief that it will enhance their ability to focus. The term ‘cognitive enhancement’ has been popularised by the media, with frequent debates […]

New Insights into Treatment Methods for Dyslexia

New research from the University of Oxford and the University of Barcelona has revealed profound differences in the way dyslexics distribute their attention resources.[1] This may pave the way for new dyslexic teaching methods, which aim to understand the underlying mechanisms to improve the literacy skills of sufferers. Their research has suggested that video games that test the speed […]

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