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Is the ADHD Brain More Creative?

By |2016-11-20T07:53:45-05:00June 13th, 2011|Categories: ADD, ADHD, Movies/Music, Research|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Is it possible that the impulsivity and quick-thinking that accompanies ADHD may also boost creativity? And what role does medication have in that creative process? Does stimulant medication hamper creativity, or boost it? The ADHD brain may not be held back as much by constraints on thinking. In a study by Abraham et al. (2006), adolescents [...]

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5 Things to Know About Your New ADD Diagnosis

By |2016-11-20T07:53:46-05:00March 23rd, 2011|Categories: ADD, ADHD|Tags: , , , , , , , |

I've written an article for New Harbinger's "Off the Couch" series: Approximately 4 percent of the U.S. population has attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) – that’s 13 million people. If you find out you are one of these 13 million people (welcome to our exclusive club, by the way!), here are the top 5 things that [...]

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