I first met Eric Ravussin 35 years ago. At that time he headed an NIH lab in Phoenix. The site of his work was coincident
As a parenting coach and family therapist, I see a steady stream of "fidgety" kids in my practice. Their parents are often at their wits end after being repeatedly chided by their child's teacher to somehow convince their youngster to manage the disruptions created by his or her constant motion.
Fidgeting is a real problem. It is a strong indicator that children are not getting enough movement throughout the day. We need to fix the underlying issue.
Indeed, in a study of schoolchildren between the ages of six and eight, Pine and colleagues found that kids who were able
Fidgeting is bad; those comedies are going to rot your brain; chocolate isn't good for you -- these are all things we've
Put the cell phone down, drop the Blackberry, cease the nonstop tweeting. All you attention-deficit types think that your