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Lead Exposure Linked to ADHD in Kids with Genetic Mutation

Exposure to miniscule amounts of lead may contribute to ADHD symptoms in children who have a particular gene mutation, researchers find. ... More>

Distractibility Trait Predisposes Some to Attentional Lapses

People vary according to different personality traits, such as extraversion or conscientiousness, and new research suggests that they also vary according to a particular cognitive trait: distractibility. ... More>

ADHD Drug May Help Preserve Our Self-Control Resources

Having to exert self-control on one task seems to deplete our ability to exercise self-control on later tasks, but methylphenidate may block this so-called "regulatory depletion." ... More>

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ADHD Drugs Don’t Boost Kids’ Grades