Thursday, April 14, 2011

New study shows that medication and behavior therapy can have a cooperative effect

First, as a Geeky Mom, I love the fact that they used video games to do this study. I need to access the study itself to see the methodology and actual statistics, along with the actual video game used, but the results certainly are interesting. It shows that medication improved attention in kids with ADHD--no surprise there. It also showed that 'motivational incentives' have an additive effect with medication.

Here's the Science Daily article:

Here's the abstract of the article itself:

I'm a bit curious to learn what the researchers consider 'motivational incentives'.

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