Posts Tagged ‘attention’

Is it ADD or ADHD

Is it ADHD or ADD?

  The story Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder “I don’t have ADHD, I have ADD” As a neuropsychologist, I have heard this statement many times from patients coming in for an evaluation.  There is a lot of confusion out there about the terms “ADHD and “ADD”.   The confusion is completely understandable.  That’s because the Diagnostic and…

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Gorilla and Focus

How are a Gorilla, My phone and My Focus Connected?

  What do Technology, Focus and a Gorilla have in common? At first glance, it doesn’t seem they could be related. When it comes to sustained focus, they are more connected than you realize. A recent report by the Nielsen Company concluded Americans spend nearly half of their waking lives on a screen of some…

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Brain Image for Attention and Neurofeedback blog

Want to Improve your Attention? Try Neurofeedback

Let’s face it, we all have lapses in our attention. You know how it goes…you finally sit down to work on a project and you find yourself daydreaming or working on something else. That’s just the tip of the iceberg; there are thousands of examples. Ever get that sinking feeling when you walk into a…

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Mindfulness reminder: Be here now

Want to Improve your Attention?
Week One: Mindfulness

By now, you’ve been bombarded with Back to School advertisements, painfully reminding you that summer is coming to an end. Whether you are in school or not, the end of summer typically signals an end to vacations and time to “buckle down.” In this spirit, I’m going to offer you a series of weekly tips…

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