Genetic predisposition to liking amphetamine reduces risk of schizophrenia and ADHD!

University of Chicago Medical Center PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 7-Apr-2014 The results support a long-standing hypothesis that dopamine, the neurotransmitter connected with the euphoric effects of amphetamine, is related to schizophrenia and ADHD. Genetic variants associated with enjoying the effects of d-amphetamine—the active ingredient in Adderall—are also associated with a reduced risk for developing schizophrenia and […] Continue reading →

Your Kid’s Dyslexia Diagnosis Is B.S.

TheDailyBeast 4/1/14 Julian Elliott Authors of The Dyslexia Debate suggest getting rid of the word “dyslexic.”  “Dyslexia” has become a catch-all term for everything from poor reading skills to complex speech disorders. It’s poorly understood and largely overdiagnosed.  Is it time to retire the word “dyslexic”? According to Dr. Harold Levinson, The Dyslexia Debate, authored […] Continue reading →

Your Kid’s Dyslexia Diagnosis Is B.S.

TheDailyBeast 4/1/14 Julian Elliott Authors of The Dyslexia Debate suggest getting rid of the word “dyslexic.”  “Dyslexia” has become a catch-all term for everything from poor reading skills to complex speech disorders. It’s poorly understood and largely overdiagnosed.  Is it time to retire the word “dyslexic”? According to Dr. Harold Levinson, The Dyslexia Debate, authored […] Continue reading →