ADHD Brain: Boys vs Girls

Scientific research has now indicated that the brains of girls and boys with ADHD can be very different.In a recent brain imaging study, the differences showed up in the primary motor cortex, a part of the brain responsible for controlling basic motor functions for boys. In girls with ADHD, the differences appeared in the prefrontal regions of the brain, which control motivation and ability to regulate emotions, the study authors said.

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