Nearly 1 in 5 boys has been diagnosed with ADHD in the U.S., and the number of girls and adults taking medicine for the condition is rising. Why do so many of us find it hard to sit still and pay attention? And how can we get off ADHD drugs?
Half of doctoral students are leaving graduate school without finishing. Research has found graduate student possess the academic ability to complete their studies, but systematic issues in the school system have led to distress among students.
Children lose up to three months’ learning over the course of summer vacation, forcing teachers to play catch-up in the fall. But parents have a lot of power to keep minds active, engaged and primed to learn. The secret is making it fun. Here’s how.
Jobs for teens used to be a summer staple, but increasingly, that kind of employment is hard to come by. It’s worth searching out, though, experts say, for the benefits kids reap that have almost nothing to do with money.