Autism Awareness Month

Autism Awareness Month

by Wasayef Bsharat Autism is a neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by impairments in social communication and the manifestation of restricted interests and repetitive behaviors. Autism is characterized as a spectrum disorder, indicating that affected individuals...
Executive Functions

Executive Functions

by Wasayef Bsharat What are Executive Functions? Executive functions are a collection of cognitive processes that encompass various mental abilities crucial for partaking in goal-directed behavior. A critical aspect of assessing individuals’ performance and need...
Writing & Executive Functions

Writing & Executive Functions

by Olivia Duan  What are Executive Functions? Executive functions are usually defined as the set of cognitive processes that help us achieve our goals by controlling and monitoring our behaviors. Some common executive functions include working memory, inhibitory...
ADHD and Video Gaming

ADHD and Video Gaming

by Emilia Maj  In a 2009 study, it was found that 8% of American children between the ages of 8 and 18, will have pathological gaming. What is pathological gaming? This is considered gaming for more than 24 hours a week. This is twice the amount of time of those...
How to Navigate the Holiday Season

How to Navigate the Holiday Season

by Bek Koven  The holiday season is a busy and overwhelming season for everyone. Most people attend numerous social gatherings, go holiday shopping, and navigate how to find time to relax during the chaos. While this is a stressful time for everyone, this can be...