There is much about ADHD that is not yet fully understood but with advances in brain imaging and genetic testing scientists are finding out more all the time. This is where things stand at present and what is generally accepted about ADHD.
The Default Mode Network (DMN) and the Task Postive Network (TPN) and their effects on ADHD explained by ADHD expert Dr Ned Hallowell.
“ADHD was the first disorder found to be the result of a deficiency of a specific neurotransmitter — in this case, norepinephrine…”
WHAT ARE NEUROTRANSMITTERS?
When looking into the science behind ADHD you will hear neurotransmitters being talked about often – especially norepinephrine (noradrenaline) and dopamine). This short video gives a good explanation of what neurotransmitters are.