Tai chi training reduces self-report of inattention in healthy young adults

@inproceedings{Converse2014TaiCT,
  title={Tai chi training reduces self-report of inattention in healthy young adults},
  author={Alexander K. Converse and Elizabeth O. Ahlers and Brittany G. Travers and Richard J. Davidson},
  booktitle={Front. Hum. Neurosci.},
  year={2014}
}
It is important to identify effective non-pharmacological alternatives to stimulant medications that reduce symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). In this study of healthy young adults, we measured the effects of training in tai chi, which involves mindful attention to the body during movement. Using a non-randomized, controlled, parallel design, students in a 15-week introductory tai chi course (n = 28) and control participants (n = 44) were tested for ADHD indicators and… CONTINUE READING