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Wetenschappelijk bewijs: Ad(h)d-ers werkelijk creatiever

Onderzoekers Holly A. White en Priti Shah, van de universiteiten Michigan en Memphis concluderen dat add en adhd-ers werkelijk creatiever zijn en zelfs een ”hogere” vorm van creativiteit bereiken. Ze bedenken meer echt nieuwe ideeen, waarbij de niet ad/hd-er blijft steken in variaties op hetzelfde

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Nieuwe DSM-5 concept online

DSM-V komt uit in 2013. Een concept hiervan staat nu al online: ADD en ADHD vallen onder de werkgroep “ADHD en Disruptive Behavior Disorder”. De toon is weer gezet!

Masterthese uit Groningen ontrafelt adhd mythes

Gustaaf Bos heeft een geruchtmakende masterthese geschreven die hier online gratis te lezen is. Hij beschrijft het ontstaan van het begrip Adhd. En in een ijzersterke analyse laat hij zien hoe de farmaceutische industrie steeds meer de hulpverlening aan zich verbond en het beleid omtrent adhd

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ADD dag groot succes

Op 6 november stapten de leden van stichting ADD op een DFDS boot om zo het jaarlijkse ledendag nu eens anders te vieren. De laatste ADD ledendag was in 2009 jaar geleden in de Amsterdamse RAI. Die dag was een congres georganiseerd met vele wetenschappelijke

The secret of the vanishing dots

Steve Jobs RIP talks in this speech to graduating students on how he dropped out of university and instead took useless classes like calligraphy. (listen to his famous ”connecting the dots” speech on bottom of this page) He followed his passions without having an end goal.

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Vitamin D

Should we avoid the sun to prevent Melonoma (skin cancer) and always use a sunblock? But: Sunblocks are blocking our vitamine D.  Dr. Michael F. Holick of the University of California gives a great entertaining lecture on this issue at 22 april 2016 in Vienna:


JUNE 2015 Welcome to the first tablet issue of ADDHOC! This tablet magazine is a first try to make a global digital magazine on adhd as an ”ADHD DIGEST”:  A collection of the best info worldwide on adhd. -Bear in mind it’s under construction and

Vintage Ritalin advertisements 1960’s US

Nowadays advertising medicine directly to people is not allowed. But in the 1960’s that was no problem. If you Google ‘vintage medicine advertisement’ or so, on Pinterest and elsewhere you will find collections of funny, shocking or surprising adds. I’m not illustrating any opinion here, I

Virals in adhd land

Is there no adhd in France? Did the man who discovered adhd confess on his deathbed that adhd did not exist? Is adhd a food-allergy? Is Mindfullness the cure for everything? Online these questions are going round like viral urban legends. 1. “No adhd in

Marie Kondo

The Life-Changing Magic Of Tidying Up By Marie Kondo It is written as a normal to do book. Tools and rules like al the other selfhelp books. But that is just the form. Behind it there is a hidden message: giving things a place will

Jim Carey

How Roland Rolls  By Jim Carey. A children’s picture book about a wave who discovers that he’s also the ocean and is interconnected with all of life.

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Adhd Eyemovents differ significantly

Adhd people have more micro eye movements. These movements can be measured with a camera while the person is doing a computer test. These movements accurately predict the presence of ADHD. Says Dr. Moshe Fried. Groundbraking research There are currently no reliable physiological markers to

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Neurotoxin MSG: Is your food messing with your brain?

Different blogs warn for MSG. Mono Sodium Glutanate, in europe it is called E621. And in Asia it is named Vehtsin. Is this savory additive in our food a treath to adhd people? It is called a neurotoxine because it affects the making of neurotransmitters

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Immuun system altered by Iceman

‘The Iceman’ – Wim Hof – broke more than twenty Worldrecords for the Guiness book of Worldrecords. Some people thought he was crazy, holding his breath for six minutes, swimming under ice, climbing mountains barefoot or running half a marathon dressed in only shorts, north