A proper recognition of the common role played (in ADD - as well as in many
somatic diseases and states of 'psycho-behavioural disequilibrium' - by a
type of memories named with the acronym CURSES (alt. CCKHHURSES) would be
required in order for that "daft attention" to be discontinued.
Sincerely (only sometimes decEPTively joking),
"r norman" <rsn_ at _comcast.net> wrote in message
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>> <snip>Ritalin is not the easiest drug to research since its
> mecanism of action is so vague and undetermined. As you probably
> already found out, there are indications about what it does to
> specific neurotransmitters and some vague ideas about what it does "as
> a mild stmulant to the brain stem arousal system and cortex" The
> details about how it does what it does (and exactly what ADD might
> be) are still quite unknown.
>> Here is a site dealing with this specific issue (the relation between
> ADD and the reticular activating system)