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You’ve got the beat?

Is it important if you want to impress your significant other on the dance floor? Absolutely. Could it be relevant in other instances? Based on recent research, it sure seems like it! Read more

L’équilibre, le TDAH et la dépression

La plupart d’entre nous considérons que, face à un problème d’oreille, vous gérez une difficulté à entendre. Read more

Of Shoes and Brains

But how could it be? What are the possible links? Read more

Writing and humanity

Writing has shaped humanity. Only, writing is endangered. What can be the consequences? A report recently published in sympa-sympa.com states important skills that may be lost if you give up writing. Read more

The cerebellum, ADHD and dopamine?

Worldwide, ADHD is seen in approximately 5.29% in the paediatric population and 3.4 % in adults. The disorder is more common in boys than girls. Read more

Movement and memory: are they related?

If it used to be thought that the cerebellum was made for movement and that the frontal cortex was made for cognitive functions, it is more and more obvious that it is not so black and white. Read more

The psychological cerebellum

It’s only been since just about 1998 that the cerebellum has been considered as more than just a brain part responsible for motor competencies. It was researcher Schmahmann that published three back-to-back game-changing papers in 1990, 1997 and 1998. All three investigated the role of the cerebellum in cognition, to some extent. Read more

Is barefoot best?

Dr. Kacie Flegal, a pediatrics chiropractor, claims a positive correlation between keeping toddlers and babies barefoot and intelligence. Read more

The cost of being right… can you afford it?

The cost of being right… There is no doubt that being right can be empowering. That being said, is it actually contributing to our growth? Read more

Visual attention and ADHD

ADHD affects 5% of children and is characterized by impulsiveness, hyperactivity and inattention. ADHD is also associated with abnormalities in the pre frontal cortex, cerebellum and basal ganglia. These areas are all involved in sensorimotor control. Read more