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Cure ADHD with Behavioral Modification - Lifehack.org

Cure ADHD with Behavioral Modification - Lifehack.org | Raising a child with ADHD | Scoop.it
Learn how to cure ADHD once and for all by creating the habits that will laser focus your attention and support a more balanced lifestyle.
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ADHD Parents: She's Not Struggling with Schoolwork; She's Just Drawn That Way - ADDitude (blog)

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ADHD Parents: She's Not Struggling with Schoolwork; She's Just Drawn That Way ADDitude (blog) I knew many kids with ADHD had difficulty being quiet in class, but Lee had learned to use drawing as her coping mechanism, her way to sit still and focus...
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Dyslexics that made it big - Daily News & Analysis

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Dyslexics that made it big
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Dyslexia is a condition that affects a person's ability to process text, which inturn affects their ability to read fluently and comprehend accurately.

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Childhood ADHD linked to later obesity - DigitalJournal.com

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Childhood ADHD linked to later obesity
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The outcomes of the project were that men with a history of ADHD reported weighing 213 pounds, on average, and 41 percent of them were obese.
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Eight ways of looking at intelligence @anniemurphypaul

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A note to Brilliant Report readers: What follows is the transcript of a speech I gave to a gathering of college admissions counselors last week. In it, I try out some of the ideas that will appear in my forthcoming book. I'd love to hear your feedback about what you like, what you don't, what's not clear, etc. Gratefully—Annie


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Lou Salza's curator insight, June 15, 2013 8:29 AM

Annie Murphy Paul's website where she publishes the Brilliant Report, a monthly newsletter that for me is a "must read"  is in a word -BRILIANT! In this transcript of a lecture she gave to college admissions counselors, she talks about 8 perspectives on what makes us "smart:" situations, beliefs, expertise, attention, emotions, technology, our bodies and finally, relationships. Move over Howard Gardner! --Lou

 

 

Excerpt:

".....Before I jump into my eight ways, a few words about that term I just used, 'the science of learning.' The science of learning is a relatively new discipline born of an agglomeration of fields: cognitive science, psychology, philosophy, neuroscience. Its project is to apply the methods of science to human endeavors—teaching  and learning—that have for centuries been mostly treated as an art.
 
Although I am, very much, an advocate of the science of learning, I want to emphasize that—as with anything to do with our idiosyncratic and unpredictable species—there is still a lot of art involved in teaching and learning, and for that matter, in what you do as college admissions counselors. But I do think that the science of learning can offer some surprising and useful perspectives on how we guide and educate young people...."