New Research on Alcohol and Executive Function

Medical News Today provides a synopsis of some new research on how alcohol impacts brain function both immediately and chronically.¬† From Medical News Today: […] “Executive functions are very, very important to everyday living,” added Marlene Oscar Berman, professor of neurology, psychiatry, and anatomy & neurobiology at Boston University Medical School, and research career scientist…

Meditative Mindfulness May Be Good for ADHD

Sharpbrains.com, one of the sites in our Technology & Helping Kids blogroll, has an article by Dr. David Rabiner in which he reviews some new research on teaching mindfulness meditation to teens and adults, and how study participants with attentional problems were helped by learning and practicing these techniques. The article also provides this summary…