A source of Distraction

How many times a day do you check your phone? Amazingly, 85 is one estimate of the average. New research shows that every time your phone dings (and even if it doesn’t), it doesn’t just interrupt your focus for a few seconds—it can take several minutes before you can get your concentration back. That distraction […]

Tiktok and ADHD: Promoting Awareness or Fueling Inaccurate Self-Diagnosis?

The prevalence of ADHD content on TikTok has skyrocketed, garnering over 20 billion views. Supporters argue that this surge has helped raise awareness and destigmatize ADHD. However, there are concerns that the abundance of content may perpetuate stereotypes and encourage inaccurate self-diagnosis. BBC Asian Network conducted interviews with individuals diagnosed with ADHD, a TikToker who […]

An “innate sense” of numbers

One historic debate has centered on this question: Do we begin life as a blank slate (needing to learn virtually everything), or are we born with certain innate knowledge? It’s a hard thing to test, given that babies can’t communicate very effectively. But scientists have designed some clever experiments suggesting that babies do, in fact, […]

Diverse Manifestations Of ADHD Symptoms In Men

As a 62-year-old man living with ADHD, I find myself experiencing heightened emotions and reacting quickly, sometimes over seemingly insignificant matters. I’m guilty of immaturity and irresponsibility. Throughout the years, I have carried a sense of embarrassment and shame due to the lack of progress in my career. It has come to my attention that […]

What about multitasking?

We often think that multitasking, or trying to undertake multiple activities at the same time, can help us better keep up with school or work demands—and, perhaps, is even necessary to learn new material in today’s modern world. Yet, studies consistently show that human beings are terrible multitaskers. When we attempt to do more than […]

April is Autism awareness month

At PowerBrainRx, we have an assessment to diagnose Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and we can start cognitive training right after the diagnosis. We also have many ASD students diagnosed before in other centres who come and start a personal brain training program with us. So why is PowerBrainRx great for people on the spectrum? Because […]

Neurodiversity ADHD: Breaking down stigma and stereotypes

Attention deficit hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a common neurodevelopmental condition that affects millions of people across the globe. Despite it being a well-known condition, there is still a lot of stigma and misunderstandings surrounding ADHD. This, unfortunately, has led people with the condition to face discrimination and stigma. All about Neurodiversity ADHD just below. Many […]

Unlocking Positive Productivity: Strategies for Thriving With ADHD

As someone diagnosed with ADHD, I have witnessed firsthand the challenges individuals with ADHD face in staying motivated and managing their time efficiently. This is despite the fact that they know what needs to be done each day. This often leads to neglecting self-care and ending the day with an overwhelming to-do list. Moreover, due […]

COVID and the brain: one year later

A new study followed people who had a COVID diagnosis and people who did not for a year, and found that COVID survivors were much more likely to experience brain-related issues during that year. Brain fog, ischemic strokes, and seizures top the list. Learn more here