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ADHD Treatment: CDC Recommends Therapy Before Drugs

Government health officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are urging medical providers to refer parents of preschoolers who exhibit symptoms of ADHD to therapy sessions, rather than turning first to medication. Taking a closer look at the CDC’s viewpoint and discussing the benefits of a full [...]

By | 2018-05-07T23:53:50+00:00 July 8th, 2016|C8Parents, News|Comments Off on ADHD Treatment: CDC Recommends Therapy Before Drugs

Kids with Vision Problems at Higher Risk for ADHD

The American Academy of Optometry recently published a study on their findings from the CDC’s national survey of children’s health. What its members found was that children with vision problems were two times more likely to develop ADHD. Examples of these types of vision problems included disorders of eye alignment [...]

By | 2018-05-07T23:53:50+00:00 June 20th, 2016|C8Kids, News|Comments Off on Kids with Vision Problems at Higher Risk for ADHD

Treating ADHD with Video Games? A CBC Radio Interview

Treating ADHD with Video Games? Dr. Wexler Says “All Games are Not the Same” Bruce Wexler, the highly regarded psychiatric neuroscientist from Yale University, was recently interviewed on Canada-based CBC Radio about the specifics behind video games and treating ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder). The interview comes in the wake [...]

By | 2018-05-07T23:54:01+00:00 June 9th, 2015|News|Comments Off on Treating ADHD with Video Games? A CBC Radio Interview

ACTIVATE™ Featured In CEI Educational Newsletter

ACTIVATE™ It was the prolific sci-fi writer Isaac Asimov who once lamented that society’s wisdom could not keep up with scientific breakthroughs. If that was true in Asimov’s day, it is ever more true today. We have noticed it especially in the areas of research we happen to specialize in: [...]

By | 2018-05-07T23:54:03+00:00 February 13th, 2015|News|Comments Off on ACTIVATE™ Featured In CEI Educational Newsletter

Brazil and China: Two Countries Making a Difference in the Treatment of ADHD

Dr. Bruce Wexler’s Travel Blog Brazil and China: Two Countries Making a Difference in the Treatment of ADHD My time spent researching neuroplasticity and cognitive function has opened the doors to a number of rewarding experiences, but my recent travels to Brazil and China will forever hold a special place [...]

By | 2018-05-07T23:54:04+00:00 January 9th, 2015|News|Comments Off on Brazil and China: Two Countries Making a Difference in the Treatment of ADHD

Studies on the Correlation Between Physical Exercise and ADHD

Recent Studies on Physical Exercise and ADHD Corroborate ACTIVATE™’s Unique Approach to ADHD Therapy When it comes to addressing ADHD symptoms in children, there have been extensive studies concentrating on medication and very few concentrating on adjunctive therapies. While Ritalin, Adderall and other promising medications have proven effective, the scientists [...]

By | 2018-05-07T23:54:05+00:00 November 26th, 2014|News|Comments Off on Studies on the Correlation Between Physical Exercise and ADHD

C8 Sciences Launches New Global Cognitive Training Studies

C8 Sciences Launches New Global Cognitive Training Studies C8 Sciences recently announced new studies taking place in countries around the world using its ACTIVATE™ program. The results of these studies could be vital in showing how ACTIVATE™ has such a profound impact on ADHD and other brain disorders. […]

By | 2018-05-07T23:54:05+00:00 October 31st, 2014|News|Comments Off on C8 Sciences Launches New Global Cognitive Training Studies

Harvard University Working Memory Case Study Published

“Building the Brain’s Air Traffic Control System”: A Harvard University Working Memory Case Study A recently released Harvard University working memory case study thoroughly and exhaustively investigated the way in which early experiences shape the development of executive function in the human brain. To call the study “exhaustive” is really an [...]

By | 2018-05-07T23:54:06+00:00 August 25th, 2014|C8Schools, Case Studies, News|Comments Off on Harvard University Working Memory Case Study Published

Helping Children with Autism Using Brain Training Apps

ACTIVATE Continues Helping Children with Autism and Revolutionizing Education with Brain Training Apps New Features We’ve always been a fan of brain training apps. While many argue a lot of technology is making us brain lazy, the other side of the coin is there exists a number of brain training apps designed [...]

By | 2018-05-07T23:54:10+00:00 January 13th, 2014|C8Healthcare, C8Kids, C8Parents, C8Schools, News|Comments Off on Helping Children with Autism Using Brain Training Apps