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Executive Functioning

Memory Problems After Cancer? Computer Games May Help

Idelle Davidson | Posted 08.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Idelle Davidson

If you've been through cancer treatment and you are struggling with memory or concentration issues, you may be hoping for that doorway back to your pre-cancer self. One area researchers are investigating to whisk you there is cognitive (re)training with specially-designed software.

Self-Discipline Isn't Unlimited, But It Can Be Replenished

Kripalu | Posted 03.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Kripalu

Ever wonder why it's easy to call forth self-discipline one moment, but difficult in another? Several years ago, researcher Dr. Roy Baumeister, a professor of psychology at the University of Florida, pondered the same question.

Is Raising Good Decision Makers Parents' Greatest Challenge?

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 03.17.2013 | Parents
Dr. Jim Taylor

Making ill-advised decisions and experiencing the consequences helps your children learn how to make better decisions.

ADHD Goes to School

Mark Bertin, M.D. | Posted 07.15.2012 | Parents
Mark Bertin, M.D.

If every child with asthma had a 66% chance of having kidney disease, we'd likely screen them for kidney disease. Yet, once ADHD is identified, further educational testing is often put to the side.

How Chemotherapy Changes the Way You Think

Idelle Davidson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Idelle Davidson

"Cognitive domains" -- That's how mental health experts explain which areas of the brain do what. People who have gone through chemotherapy often take a hit in some of these domain.