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Dopamine works as a crucial messenger in our brains, with imbalances causing a variety of brain disorders.
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L. Eugene Arnold is part of a five-year, NIH-funded study exploring brainwave-controlled videogames as a treatment for ADHD.
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And other neuroscience news for the week of March 16, 2020.
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In this video NPR tackles the questions why do we play, and are we the only ones who play?
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Adderall and similar drugs are used to help treat narcolepsy, depression, and attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder. But how does it work?
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Neuroscientist Damien Fair discusses how brain imaging is used to explore ways to better characterize developmental brain disorders like autism and ADHD.
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Neuroscientist Damien Fair discusses how brain imaging is used to explore ways to better characterize developmental brain disorders like autism and ADHD.
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Characterized by excessively inattentive, hyperactive, or impulsive behaviors, ADHD affects an estimated 5 to 8 percent of school-age children.
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Autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are characterized by impaired social skills; verbal and nonverbal communication difficulties; and narrow, obsessive interests or repetitive behaviors.
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