Many people with ADHD have a lifetime of making impulsive errors, forgetting things, losing jobs, failing tests, or feeling like they were under-performing. Such negative emotional experiences build up over time, and can “hard-wire” the brain to be always on the lookout for danger. https://www.additudemag.com/stressors-adhd-brain/?utm_source=eletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=adult-new-year_january_2021&utm_content=010521&goal=0_d9446392d6-94ac8272b7-293139369
Some say I live a chaotic life. I agree, and, I would add, that I can’t imagine living any other way. I fly by the seat of my pants, putting out fires where I can reach them – and, where I can’t, there is a smoldering pile of ashes waiting for the kiss of oxygen… Continue reading ADHD and Intense Emotions: Stimulate Me – Just Do It the Right Way!
Everyday tasks in social settings require humans to encode neural representations of not only their own spatial location, but also the location of other individuals within an environment. At present, the vast majority of what is known about neural representations of space for self and others stems from research in rodents and other non-human animals1,2,3.… Continue reading Boundary-anchored neural mechanisms of location-encoding for self and others.