Basal Ganglia Studies and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Basal Ganglia Structures: Image courtesy of the US Food and Drug Administration

A consensus of opinion exists among the scientific community that ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) is a biological condition resulting from varying, yet scientifically undefined, neurological dysfunctions. Traditionally, the majority of research results suggest that a region of the brain known as the pre-frontal cortex, situated behind the forehead, controls many of the behaviors and […]