ADHD IS NOT A DISORDER – novelty seeking was an advantage for hunter-gatherers

This New York Times article clarifies what we have been saying about ADHD for many years: in prehistoric times, novelty seeking was an advantage. Now it is a disadvantage in school and at work when one is rewarded for the exact opposite: paying attention to the teacher, focusing on endless, boring meetings, and concentrating on detailed work. Read this great article:


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