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What Clutter Does to Your Brain

There is Great Mental Power to Be Had in a Place of Peace …and great frustration to be had in a cluttered, visually noisy environment! Do you have a fortress of solitude where there is no visual noise to interfere with your budding big-ass ideas and potent problem-solving? I do. I always say,
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ADD and ADHD in Adults

A common ADHD myth holds that ADD and ADHD in adults is, um, a myth. Well, as mentioned in What Is ADD?, an estimated 60% of adults who suffered from Attention Deficit Disorder as children continue to suffer into adulthood. It’s believed that for the other 40%, the hormonal changes one
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Eight ADHD Myths — Crushed

Not for nothin', Crusher believes in facts. Erroneous beliefs about ADHD are fueled by ignorance, emotion and plain ol' BS. And we all have a stake in promoting scientific fact, because myths stunt advancement of knowledge and discourage people from seeking help. With this in mind, here are some of the
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Adult ADD Test

You can find a whole bunch of adult ADD tests simply by doing an Internet search for “adult add test” or “add online test”. But you’re not always going to be guaranteed a reliable test. And reliable means that the questions and the scoring are based on accepted medical guidelines
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What is ADD?

  We hear this term used in all kinds of contexts – “our ADD world”, “my dog is totally ADD”, etc.  But ADD -- and the preferred, new ‘umbrella’ term, ADHD (see also ADD vs ADHD) -- is a real disorder affecting hundreds of millions of people around the world, including around
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ADD and ADHD Symptoms

Everyone – ADDer or not – can have difficulty focusing, sitting still, or completing a complex task. But when these problems are so pronounced and frequent that they impede one’s progress in school, career, relationships, etc., then they may be symptoms of ADHD. Most often, ADHD symptoms first appear in early
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