Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Study shows fidgeting may help children with ADHD to focus

Children with ADHD may need to fidget to help them access their short-term memory, according to a study from University of Central Florida researchers. Boys with and without ADHD fidgeted more when asked to recall numbers and patterns, but the study found those with ADHD moved much more. Only when their concentration wasn't needed did the boys sit still, researchers said. Orlando Sentinel (Fla.)

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