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Atypical Attention: Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Kim Cornish and John Wilding

in Attention, Genes, and Developmental Disorders

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195179941
eISBN:
9780199864652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179941.003.008
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Development

Chapter 8 focuses exclusively on ADHD, a complex disorder with a broad spectrum of involvement. It is also one of the most widely researched of neurodevelopmental disorders; yet pinpointing its ... More


We Are Reading

Oren Izenberg

in Being Numerous: Poetry and the Ground of Social Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144832
eISBN:
9781400836529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144832.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In this concluding chapter, the author makes a sort of experiment in imagining his argument about the history of poetry as a prescription for reading rather than writing. The author addresses the two ... More


Teacher and Mother Ratings of Attention Problems

Stephanie Schmitz

in Nature, Nurture, and the Transition to Early Adolescence

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195157475
eISBN:
9780199848065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195157475.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Attention problems are highly prevalent, with rates of occurrence depending on the definition used, and make up to 50% of child psychiatric cases. ... More


Hidden in Plain Sight: The Social Structure of Irrelevance

Eviatar Zerubavel

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199366606
eISBN:
9780190225780
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199366606.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction, Culture

While examining its neuro-cognitive hardware, psychology usually ignores the socio-cognitive software underlying human attention. Yet although it is nature that equips us with our sense organs, it is ... More


A New School, A New Crisis

Paul Gionfriddo

in Losing Tim: How Our Health and Education Systems Failed My Son with Schizophrenia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168281
eISBN:
9780231537155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168281.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This chapter focuses on the events surrounding Tim's transfer to his new school. The school staff at the new school made adjustments based on Tim's Individualized Education Program (IEP), resulting ... More


Hospitalization from the Northwest to Middletown

Paul Gionfriddo

in Losing Tim: How Our Health and Education Systems Failed My Son with Schizophrenia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168281
eISBN:
9780231537155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168281.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This chapter focuses on Tim's admission to a community psychiatric hospital. His psychiatrist observed that Tim's symptoms could be related to either bipolar disorder or schizo-affective disorder. ... More


The Social Organization Of Attention

Eviatar Zerubavel

in Hidden in Plain Sight: The Social Structure of Irrelevance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199366606
eISBN:
9780190225780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199366606.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction, Culture

Arguing that we notice and ignore things not just as individuals and as humans but also as members of particular “attentional communities” with specific traditions and conventions of attending, this ... More


Social Pretense

Karen Stohr

in Minding the Gap: Moral Ideals and Moral Improvement

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190867522
eISBN:
9780190867553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190867522.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

This chapter defends social pretense as an essential element of moral stagecraft and of good moral neighborhoods more generally. It argues that social pretense plays several important roles in social ... More


Misconceptions about Giftedness and the Diagnosis of ADHD and Other Mental Health Disorders

Deirdre V. Lovecky

in Twice Exceptional: Supporting and Educating Bright and Creative Students with Learning Difficulties

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190645472
eISBN:
9780190645496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190645472.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

In the field of gifted education, it commonly thought that behaviors such as inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity are common in gifted children, and, therefore, due to these behaviors, they ... More


Charitable Donations and Tax Relief in the UK

Kimberley Scharf and Sarah Smith

in Charitable Giving and Tax Policy: A Historical and Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198723660
eISBN:
9780191790751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723660.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter provides a description of the UK system of incentives toward private philanthropy. It also focuses on recent evidence suggesting that individuals do not always take notice of tax ... More


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