Hyperactivity helps you stay alert!

May 25, 2009 by Dr.Yannick Pauli

A recent study performed by researchers at the University of Central Florida study may explain why children with ADHD move around and fidget a lot – it helps them stay alert enough to complete challenging tasks.

In this study, Psychology Professor Mark D. Rapport discovered that children with and without ADHD can sit relatively still when painting on a computer or watching a star war movie.