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A fidget too far

Many children get bored, fidget and grow restless. But for some kids it goes a step too far, affecting their progress at school and relationships with friends. This can lead to a diagnosis of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD for short.

Drugs like methylphenidate (Ritalin) can help some children with ADHD. But could kids learn how to control their own behaviour by seeing how their brain is working?

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