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  • Robert Jergen's The Little Monster

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    Little Monster: Growing Up With ADHD”, Jergen was a “little monster” from an early age. The book is a good depiction of what life was like, having ADHD, for Robert Jergen, from early childhood and into adulthood. The book gives a good description of the characteristics of ADHD, and makes a good map for parents and teachers; to help them understand the impairment and how to better deal with a child who has it. Jergen seemed to eventually adopt the idea that ADHD was a gift, if one knows how to

  • Pros And Cons Of Amphetamines

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    made apparent in the field of medicine. Presently, one such topic of controversy is whether or not doctors are over prescribing amphetamines to patients they believe to have Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). It is no question that some may require the assistance of the medicine, however, this medicine is being prescribed to too many that do not require the assistance of medication. Doctors are prescribing amphetamines to many who do not need

  • Adderall Pros And Cons

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    People diagnosed with ADHD are treated with psychostimulants drugs and one of the most common is Adderall. However, the rising number of students without ADHD using prescription drugs like Adderall has become a controversy. These brain enhancers help with staying focused and alert. From students to education experts, there are some expectations and concerns of the impact of using brain enhancers. Some may claim that the drug can be addictive while others argue that there isn't enough evidence of

  • Essay On Sleeping Habits

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    Adolescence is a critical role in human development next to infancy. This is a period of not just undergoing hormonal adjustments but also facing increasing responsibilities and developing one's self-esteem. This is why most of the time adolescents are busy to meet the demands of the society. Because of this, teenagers learn to flex their schedules to handle academic workload, family and friends' bonding and personal issues which obligates them to sleep even later. Teenagers who have more responsibilities

  • Why Reading Should Not Read

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    Approximately 32 million adults in America are considered to be illiterate, and about 14% of the entire adult population cannot read. Most of the blame for the literacy rate being so low in America is put on the educational system when in reality there are multiple things that cause people to not read. As James Patterson said on, “Sorry, moms and dads, but it's your job -- not the schools' -- to find books to get your kids reading and to make sure they read them.” One of the biggest reasons

  • How Elements Affect The Reader's Interest

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    The elements of a thesis should invoke the reader’s interest, even if they don’t share the same views with the author. The first element should be expressed in a single sentence. It should use a focused opinion that outlines the material that follows. The sentence should be worded accurately to decisively point out the writer’s opinion. According to chapter 6 of “The Sundance Writer”, the thesis should be shrewdly planned according to the impact needed to get the readers support. The thesis

  • The Importance Of Working Memory In Children

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    In life the brain is the main body part that is used the most. The brain is used to store memories. “Working memory is the ability to store and manipulate information for brief periods” (Alloway, Rajendran, & Archibald, 2009, p.372). Different skills involved throughout the working memory are either used or struggled with when it comes to students who are born with a disability. Depending on the uniqueness of the diagnosis of a student’s memory will determine if their memory skills are impacted.

  • Vitamin D Effects On Autism

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    Preschoolers who are exposed to high levels of lead, have a higher risk of developing ADHD. Researchers are studying many environmental factors such as family medical conditions, parental age and other demographic factors, exposure to toxins, and complications during birth or pregnancy. It's likely that more than one environmental factor

  • Spongebob Research Paper

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    "Is SpongeBob SquarePants Bad for Children?" Well Is SpongeBob SquarePants Bad for Children Comments. N.p., n.d. Web. 20 Sept. 2013. − Kids who watch Nickelodeon over PSB shows lower brain activity when it comes to reading or interactions using your brain. The show spongebob is meant for children age 10 and up, but still, research still shows that even children age 10 and up who watches spongebob shows minimal brain activity usage. The show about A sponge flipping a patty and working at a restaurant

  • Poem Analysis Of Section. 80, By Kendrick Lamar

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    The song is based on the crack/cocaine epidemic of the 1980s, which believed to have contributed to the increase in kids born with ADHD. In this song, the character K-dot is at a party doing drugs with a girl. Kendrick starts rapping the hook by listing all sorts of drugs (vices) followed by “Nigga fuck that”, kendrick sets up various themes emphasized throughout the song. He uses