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With Ritalin, Brain Catches More Mistakes, University of Melbourne Study


2/28/2012 6:59:17 AM

Ritalin increases people’s ability to recognize their mistakes, which could treat loss of insight linked to Alzheimer’s and schizophrenia. The study, led by University of Melbourne researcher Rob Hester and his colleagues at the Queensland Brain Institute, investigated how the brain monitors ongoing behavior for performance errors—specifically failures of impulse control.



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