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Disconnect Between Brain Regions in ADHD – from UC Davis News

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Disconnect Between Brain Regions in ADHD

January 11, 2010

Two brain areas fail to connect when children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder attempt a task that measures attention, according to researchers at the UC Davis Center for Mind and Brain and M.I.N.D. Institute.

This research provides the first direct evidence that brain connectivity is missing in people with ADHD. “This is the first time that we have direct evidence that this connectivity is missing in ADHD,” said Ali Mazaheri, postdoctoral researcher at the Center for Mind and Brain. Mazaheri and his colleagues made the discovery by analyzing the brain activity in children with ADHD. The paper appears in the current online issue of the journal Biological Psychiatry.

Go here to read the article. (With thanks to ADDitude Magazine for the link)

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