Myths About Dyslexia (2) – 對讀寫障礙(Dyslexia)的誤解 (2)

“People with dyslexia see words backwards.” Children with dyslexia have problems with decoding and recognizing words, not seeing words backwards. The confusion may stem from the fact that many children reverse letters until around the age of 8. – “誤解:有讀寫障礙的人會把字母的順序倒轉” 有讀寫障礙的孩子會有解讀和認字困難,他們不是把字母的順序倒轉來看。這樣的誤解,可能是由於大部分孩子在八歲前,都會有讀反字母的情況出現。

Healthy diets make brighter brains – 健康飲食令大腦更聰明

In a wide study of nearly 28,000 people aged 55 and older, researchers found that those who ate healthy foods had a smaller drop in brain power. read more at – 一項有差不多二萬八千名五十五歲或以上人士參與的調查發現,那些飲食健康的人,智力衰退的程度較小。 要了解更多有關資料,請參閲

Teen drinking impacts memory and learning long term – 酒精對青少年的記憶和學習有深遠的影響

Adolescents who drink heavily may cause long-lasting damage to a part of the brain that deals with memory and learning. All details on – 青少年酗酒可能會對大腦的記憶和學習區域造成長遠的損害。 青少年較成年人容易受到酒精影響,他們會因喝酒而受到長遠的損害。 要了解更多有關資料,請參閲

Myths About ADHD (3) – 對專注力不足及過度活躍障礙(ADHD)的誤解 (3)

“Children get ADHD because of poor parenting”. ADHD is not caused by anything parents do, although symptoms can be exacerbated by a negative, chaotic, inconsistent home atmosphere. And through programs like Parent-Child Interaction Therapy, parents can learn effective techniques for helping children rein in disruptive behaviors and increase positive ones. – “孩子有專注力不足及過度活躍障礙(ADHD)是父母的管教出現問題” 專注力不足及過度活躍障礙的成因與父母的管教無關,不過負面、混亂和不協調的家庭環境,可能使孩子的ADHD症狀更爲嚴重。父母可以通過「親子互動輔導」(Parent-Child Interaction Therapy) […]

Brain Rules — Remember to repeat! – 大腦守則 — 記得要重溫!

1. Most memories disappear within minutes, but those that survive the fragile period strengthen with time. 2. Long-term memories are formed in a two-way conversation between the hippocampus and the cortex, until the hippocampus breaks the connection and the memory is fixed in the cortex–which can take years. 3. Our brains give us only an […]

ADHD: The Pros and Cons of a Drug Holiday – 專注力不足過度活躍: 暫停服藥的利與弊

Should kids go off stimulant medication in the summer?    Why some kids benefit from going off stimulant medication in the summer, while others do better staying on it year-round. read why at – 孩子在暑假期間應該暫停服藥嗎?  為什麼有些孩子在暑假期間暫停服藥會受益,而另一些孩子卻要全年無休地服藥才能維持良好表現。 read why at