Increasingly, research using MRI shows that brains addicted to substances like heroin or cocaine look frighteningly similar to brains addicted to technology.
Recognizing Overexcitabilities is vital for a whole-child approach to parenting, educating, and individualizing programming for gifted students.
If I had my way, intellectual giftedness would be a formal diagnosis in the family of neurodevelopmental disorders that also includes intellectual disability (ID), attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and autism among others.
Research shows that ADHD looks much different in girls than in boys. So much so, that 50-75% of girls miss out on being diagnosed. And, on average, girls are diagnosed about five years later than boys.
By Dr. Allison Kawa In an ideal world, all of us would go through life feeling safe and secure because nothing too bad has ever happened to us. Sure, a bit of adversity and challenge is needed in order to develop grit, but sometimes, events or circumstances in our lives are so profound that they literally changeContinue reading “Living in the Danger Zone: How Trauma Can Reorganize Your Brain”
Research shows that living in gratitude can promote one’s emotional well-being, with a wealth of positive benefits…