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Tools & Strategies

Empathy and Mirror Neurons: Monkey See, Monkey Yawn

Two videos went “viral” among my Facebook friends this week. I share them with you here because who living in these rancorous times couldn’t use a little sweet-natured humor.

More germane to this blog’s brain-based focus, however, I was struck by how each video demonstrated qualities of empathy. Yes, I know. Recently, some politicians have publicly scorned empathy — perhaps because they mistakenly equate it with weakness. But , as a third video explains, leading neuroscientists say that our society depends on empathy. In other words, we’d do best to nourish empathy, not castigate it.

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Solving Your Adult ADHD Puzzle Foundations

Solve YOUR Adult ADHD Puzzle (Including In Relationships) At your own pace. In your own space. A foundational, life-changing system for individuals, couples, and loved ones. Professionals, too. With internationally respected expert Gina Pera JOIN

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You, Me, ADHD Online Book Club
ADHD Relationship Support

Introducing: The You Me & ADHD Discussion Group

Are you struggling in a relationship where one or both of you have ADHD, including late-diagnosis ADHD?  Join the discussion inspired by my first book. No fees. No registration. Always open. Always current. The discussion

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Tools & Strategies

About Gina Pera

Welcome to the ADHD Roller Coaster, specifically the About Gina Pera page. Finding solid ADHD expertise on the Internet—or even in the mental-health profession—can be tricky! How do you know if the information is reliable?

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ADHD News & Research

The Tragic Truth Of Prescription Adderall, or “Madderall”

The topic here is prescription Adderall. Specifically: Adderall is too often prescribed badly.  Adderall effects on personality can include irritability, anger, lowered empathy, reduced self-awareness, and even mania.   Moreover, reckless prescribing patterns have intensified

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Myth-Busting

Knowing ADHD Facts Makes You Gaslight-Proof

Is there a connection between ADHD and this phenomenon called  gaslighting? Potentially. But, as with most ADHD-related topics, it’s complicated. In this post, I examine the topic from a few angles. I’m seeing more talk

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