Autism

7 Myths About the Brain that Might Surprise You

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MYTH: You’re either left-brained or right-brained. This long-standing myth has been debunked. There is no evidence that people preferentially use one side of their brain more.2. MYTH: Cognitive decline is not impacted by choices or circumstances. We now understand that there are lots of things you can do that appear

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Autism Spectrum Disorder: Training Weak Cognitive Skills

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In recent years, the medical community has broadened its reference of autism to Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Although the new term covers a wide range of deficits and functions, it provides no more insight into an individual’s cognitive abilities. One test that can help identify weak brain skills associated with

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Autism Spectrum Disorder: Targeting Weak Brain Skills

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Ask the average American what autism spectrum disorder (ASD) looks like and they’ll probably describe a smart kid who’s a math genius but has few communication skills. While that may be the case for some, there’s a reason they now refer to autism as a “spectrum.”   In reality, the

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