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  • Brain's anti-distraction system found

    Washington, Apr 19 (ANI): Two psychologists from Simon Fraser University have made a discovery that could revolutionize doctors' perception and treatment of attention-deficit disorders.

  • ADHD: Scientists discover brain's anti-distraction system

    Psychologists have made a brain-related discovery that could revolutionize doctors' perception and treatment of attention-deficit disorders. This discovery opens up the possibility that environmental and/or genetic factors may hinder or suppress a specific brain activity that the researchers have identified as helping us prevent distraction.

  • Psychology Website Names 30 Most Prominent Psychologists on Twitter

    NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new article on BestPsychologyDegrees.com features the most outstanding psychologists in the social media stratosphere of Twitter. In the article, "30 ...

  • Scientists discover brain's anti-distraction system

    ( Simon Fraser University ) Two Simon Fraser University psychologists have made a brain-related discovery that could revolutionize doctors' perception and treatment of attention-deficit disorders.The Journal of Neuroscience has just published a paper about the discovery by John McDonald, an associate professor of psychology and his doctoral student John Gaspar, who made the discovery during his ...

  • Brain-related discovery could revolutionize treatment for attention-deficit disorders

    Two Simon Fraser University psychologists have made a brain-related discovery that could revolutionize doctors' perception and treatment of attention-deficit disorders.

  • Psychologists disagree on Bench’s mental competency

    Two psychologists on Tuesday offered differing opinions  about the mental competency of Miles Sterling Bench to stand trial for first-degree murder in the 2012 death of Braylee Henry. Bench, dressed in a dark blue suit, sat through a second day of court proceedings that will determine if the case against him goes to trial. The state is seeking the death penalty.

  • JCPS psychologists helping students, parents cope with recent suicide

    On Wednesday, Jefferson County Public School psychologists are talking about a student's recent suicide and how parents can talk to their children about the student's death.

  • Revealed: What distracts your brain while driving

    New York, April 19 (IANS) At a time when technology-driven, fast-paced life has left many of us suffering with distraction-related attentional deficits, two psychologists have made a discovery that could revolutionise doctors' perception and treatment of attention-deficit disorders. "This is an important discovery for neuroscientists and psychologists because most contemporary ideas of attention ...

  • School psychologists get some help

    District approves two intern positions to ease student load In an effort to ease the burden on its school psychologists, the Del Norte County Unified School District Board of Trustees has approved a paid internship program for 2014–15.

  • Your Brain on Electricity: Does It Make You Learn Faster?

    It’s midnight the night before a final exam, and you just opened a book for the first time. Cramming at this hour will probably take most of the night and yield unpredictable results. For those unfortunate students who have found themselves in that foxhole, the following revelation is for you: psychologists have invented a “thinking [...]

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