Through the new science of epigenetics (how genes and the environment interact) we now know that a genetic predisposition to ADHD can be changed—and made better or worse—by a child's experiences. Epigenetics is a fascinating, cutting-edge area of science with major implications for ADHD treatment, as well as many other mental health conditions. If you are planning any upcoming stories on this topic, I hope you will consider using Dr. Nigg as a resource.
The Boarding School Girls tells the story of eleven ‘little rich’ Persian girls who were sent to English boarding schools at a young age during the 1960’s and 1970’s. Intriguing and insightful, it offers a psychological analysis of the long-established British and colonial boarding school tradition and its impact across cross-cultural borders.