Why You Can Focus on Video Games (and How to Hack it)

Can you or your ADHD child focus on video games for hours on end but when it comes time to study it’s downright impossible? Here’s why — and what we can do about it. The kind of feedback video games provides can help us concentrate on homework, keep us from getting distracted in class, and improve our performance at work. Watch the video below (first link) to see this in action!

Positive feedback helps ADHD child do homework (supernanny!): http://bit.ly/29wIM6L
Positive reinforcement in ADHD kids: http://bit.ly/29BKM32
ADHD and video games: is there a link? http://wb.md/29PwaJU
a new kind of video game that might help: http://bit.ly/29CTriW
how to provide students with meaningful feedback: http://edut.to/29CTiME
Dr. Russell Barkley, PhD on feedback: http://bit.ly/29VB9M8
Coping with hyperfocus: http://www.healthline.com/health/adhd/adhd-symptoms-hyperfocus#3

By the way, if anyone’s curious…the video game used in the demonstration is called “Glute Force” and was created by the one person I know won’t sue me for showing his gameplay: Edward 😀
****Actual game coming soon!****

“The Show Must Be Go” “Shiny Tech”
Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0

Posted on July 13, 2016 by Therapist Nicki

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