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New medication that may be more acceptable than Ritalin
0X717 is still in the development stage. It reportedly works by boosting the activity of a key neurotransmitter that makes it easier to learn and encode memory which Julia Boyle at the University of Surrey, UK, and her colleague have now shown. It's effect on performance of a number of tasks has been impressive. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one such application the researchers are hoping may benefit from this development.Learn More
Did you know you can't ignore an angry voice?
Research shows we have a system that prioritises "orienting towards significant stimuli even when these are not the focus of attention" - In simple terms the researcher looked at whether people could ignore an angry voice if they were listening to, or doing something else….they could not!
One good reason for asking people to resolve their differences without raising their voices.Learn More