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Inhibitory control in children with ADHD

Contributor: Erin Kaseda, Brigham Young University, Neuroscience undergraduate & ANST MemberOverview:  It is estimated that between 5-10% of children and adolescents in the United States have been diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) [1]. Developmentally appropriate self-regulation allows for social flexibility and goal-oriented motivation; traits often diminished in children with ADHD [2].  Pediatric ADHD populations typically experi […] …

Assessing Performance and Symptom Validity during Neuropsychological Evaluation

Contributor: Zach Greth, BS –University of North Carolina at Charlotte Topic Overview Concerns over malingering and invalid symptom reporting continue to escalate within clinical and forensic settings. Recent rates suggest some 19-68% of U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA) disability claims have been reported to include elements of compromised effort and feigning during clinical evaluation [6]. This can be problematic if claimants are erroneously compensate […] …

Cannabinoid Legalization Unintentionally Impacts Pediatric Neurodevelopment

Contributor: Amelia Howard, M.S.- Azusa Pacific University, Department of Clinical Psychology, Psy.D. Program (Doctoral Student)Overview:Cannabinoids or delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (Δ9-THC) is commonly referred to as Marijuana [1]. There are over 180 million users worldwide and 22.2 million users in the US [1-2]. A comprehensive review of published studies, case series, and case reports revealed that 3,582 children, age 12 years or less, unintentionally ingested cann […] …

Queer Kentucky Site Aims To Give Voice

A site lead by activist in Louisville, KY has endeavored to provide a greater voice to that regions LGBTQ community. Queer Kentucky offers original content and statewide updates. Below is from their site about the vision they have for their … Source…Ultimate SEO” …

Neuroprogression in Bipolar Disorder

Contributor: Robmarie Lopez-Soto, M.S., PhD Candidate in Clinical Psychology, Ponce Health Sciences UniversityOverview:Bipolar Disorder (BD) is a neuropsychiatric illness that is the sixth leading cause of disability worldwide [1]. BD is characterized by alternating manic and depressive mood episodes, with interspersed periods of euthymia that vary in length depending on biochemical, clinical and psychosocial factors implicated in age of illness onset, mood episode frequency and […] …

IFTTT Loses Gmail Service

Much of the info in this post is from an article on engadget.  I became aware of the situation as I was working to build an IFTTT applet that would change my office lights to red if a website went down and I got an email about it from Uptime Robot.  That applet can probably […]Ultimate SEO Ultimate SEO”Ultimate SEO” …

Anticholinergic Medications and Cognitive Functioning

Contributor: Thomas R. Valentine, M.A., PhD Candidate in Clinical Psychology, The Ohio State University Overview:Anticholinergic medications are a diverse class of drugs that block the binding of the neurotransmitter acetylcholine to receptors in the central and peripheral nervous system [1]. These agents treat a variety of physical and mental health conditions, including seasonal allergies, gastrointestinal distress, overactive bladder, insomnia, anxiety, and depression[2]. Ant […] …

U of L Extends Agreement With Jewish Hospital As It Explores Potential Partner For Acquisition

The University of Louisville is extending its agreement with the company that owns Jewish Hospital for another 90 days, while it works to figure out how to move forward.Jewish Hospital, as well as the Frazier Rehab Institute and other … SourceUltimate SEO” …

Noninvasive Assessment of Language Laterality in Pre-Surgical Epilepsy Patients

Contributor: Briana Brukilacchio, M.Ed.,  The University of Texas at Austin, PhD Program in School Psychology​Topic OverviewAn estimated 15% of all patients with focal epilepsy syndromes do not experience substantial relief when treated with anticonvulsant medications alone [1]. For these patients with intractable epilepsy, surgical intervention is often indicated [2]. In order to maximize postoperative benefits and minimize the risk of associated impairments, such pa […] …

Mayors Fischer And Landrieu Discuss Symbols Of Systemic Racism, Monuments

All across the South, cities — including Louisville — have been grappling with finding appropriate ways to deal with monuments to the Confederacy.On Wednesday night, Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer spoke with former New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu at the … SourceUltimate SEO” …