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Listen to “Life Skills Every High School Student Should Learn Before Graduation” with Theresa E. Maitland, Ph.D.

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Listen to “Life Skills Every High School Student Should Learn Before Graduation” with Theresa E. Maitland, Ph.D.

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Amtrak Tells Wheelchair Users To Pay $25,000

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Amtrak is under fire for reportedly telling a group of people with disabilities that it would cost $25,000 for them to travel by train on a route...

My Father Was an Epic Piddler — and It Turns Out I Am, Too

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When I was a kid, nobody could figure out what my dad did with the majority of his time. He seemed to move around the house looking somewhat laboriously engaged, but at the end of the day he often had nothing to show for all that pacing about — and yet somehow appearing as though he desperately needed a nap. My mom, in a...

Gaming Disorder and ADHD: Brain Scans Show Distinct Similarities

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November 25, 2019

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a common comorbidity associated with Internet Gaming Disorder (IDG), a condition with symptoms including depressed mood, high impulsivity, executive dysfunction, and hyperfocus, among others. Similarities between the two conditions are well documented. Now, a...