Don’t underestimate children: They might just amaze you with their insight

There are so many moments when we’re inspired by the children who come in to Springboard Clinic. We often see them come up with the most amazing strategies for managing complex decisions – ones that you may never have expected or thought of on your own.

This is why it’s so vital that we don’t underestimate our young people. As adults, it’s so important that we empower children and give them a chance to dazzle us with their insight...

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Cogmed: Does working memory training work?

This question seems to be popping up more and more lately. There has been a surge of recent research and publicity related to the training program, so it’s no wonder people are curious.

First of all, if your initial reaction to the above paragraph is, “what are you talking about?” here’s a quick Cogmed 101:

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Bubba Watson: One of many athletes with ADHD

Over the years, many different athletes with ADHD have come forward with their diagnoses – the one you may be most familiar with is Olympic champion (14 times over) Michael Phelps. As it turns out, ADHD is not uncommon among exceptional athletes, and it seems that many golfers in particular have the disorder. In fact, golf is often described as “the perfect ADD sport…it combines structure and novelty.”...

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