• ADHD

    Overcoming bad short term memory

    Background One of the symptoms of ADHD is the sensory overload that occurs in our daily lives. It is as though you are looking through a window of constant raindrops, and the raindrops are new thoughts that always seeks your attention. Those attentions then replace the current stream of thought, making it harder to recall what is going on. Short term management is part of the executive function part of the brain. Executive functions also include attention, working memory (short term memory), and inhibitory control (impulsivity). ADHD brains have a lower executive function than those without ADHD. Thus we have…