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    This affects the child or person’s ability to wait and think about the event and what they plan to do as a response to the event and their response. Next is mental imagery, or what Barkly calls the “minds eye”. This is what he calls the theater in our brains. The child or person with ADHD lacks this ability to recall scenarios from past events and make inferences or decisions about the future. Third is internalized speech. When we are younger than 5-years-of-age we typically externalize this speech; however, when we get older that externalized speech becomes internalized and helps with self-control. Children who have ADHD also lack this internalized voice to make choices; thus, contributing to their impulsivity. Fourth is the minds heart or otherwise known as self-motivation. Emotions are our motivation according to Barkley, and those who have ADHD are always dependent on their environment around them and its immediate consequences. This becomes an important component in that as we discussed in class, a parent might want to say to their child with ADHD, “remember to stay in your seat, raise your, and not speak until you are called on” and the child might comply in the immediate moment and mean it too. However, because there is no immediate consequence to that action in that moment they will forget and act on impulse due to the event. Lastly, number five is the mind’s playground. Where typical developing can problem solve and overcome problems;…

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    has ODD. Yet parents fail explore these options. It is no surprise that children are not always focused, and like to play a lot but does that mean they have ADHD? Every child living today probably has symptoms of ADHD if you leave it up to society. It makes even tougher to distinguish it when you can go online, and check off what your child may or may not have. At times it can be very confusing because it the symptoms are not always clear indicators of ADHD. Simple things like Inattention, Hyper…

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    Impulsivity In Beowulf

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    Through this trait, he is able to maintain his role as a leader and as a protector of people. Even in his advanced years, Beowulf’s sense of impulsivity and carelessness is preserved despite the typical departure of strength that occurs with aging. In response to the potential of going into combat against a dragon, the Beowulf poet writes that Beowulf neither “[dreaded] that attack, nor did he worry much about the dragon’s warfare” (2347-8). Being aware of the great power of the dragon, as well…

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    Strengths Of Impulsivity

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    Impulsivity has been a focal construct in psychology, psychopathology and neuropsychology (Verdejo-Garcia, Lozano, Moya, Alcazar & Perez-Garcia, 2010), and by simple definition is behaviour that is “performed with little or inadequate forethought” (Evenden, 1999, as cited in Verdejo-Garcia et al., 2010, p. 70). Impulsivity appears in all “major models of personality” (Whiteside & Lynam, 2001, p. 669), and is common diagnostic criteria in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders…

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    Attention Impulsivity

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    Eight-year-old Joey, has a diagnosis of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder – Hyperactivity Impulsivity (ADHD-HI). According to the DSM5 the symptoms Joey would be showing during class are inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity. The symptoms under inattention, Joey would be experiencing difficultly paying attention in class, makes careless errors on his school work, has a hard time following instructions, does not seem to be listening very well, not organized, easily distracted and…

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    series of small things brought together.”- Vincent Van Gogh this is a great description of managing impulsivity Managing impulsivity is thinking before you act or respond to something. Managing impulsivity is a quality we use or should start using every single day of our life. Managing impulsivity is to take a little time to think about the situation you are in or who you are with before you speak or act. Something you must understand in order to understand what managing impulsivity is you need…

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    This can be explained in two ways. A person being known as being distractible is one way and short attention span is the other way, even though some individuals have both (“Attention” 3). Many people can be negatively affected when they are not paying attention but it is more often in others with this disease. This is just another example of how the symptoms challenge people in their everyday lives. Since ADHD has so many problems associated with it many of them are anywhere from huge…

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    Inattentiveness, and Impulsivity, hold an enormous control over my life, Hyperactivity has over time become a small part of my personality the lesser of the Triumvirate, an endless cycle of shifting targets and priorities of Attention Deficit Disorder.…

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    Addiction is defined in simpler terms as being anything that one becomes obsessed and compulsive over or having a strong desire for that forms a habit such as the over use of alcohol, cocaine or any mind mood alternating substances (Webster, 2004). In more recent times the internet has become popular in regards to addiction. Some people are known to find themselves being obsessed with online gambling, social media such as Facebook or Instagram as well as dating websites. For the purposes of…

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    Hamlet Acts 3-5 1. Hamlet is a character who, is torn between impulsivity and contemplation. This is demonstrated most clearly in the obvious difference in reaction in regards to his interactions with Polonius and Claudius respectively. Although Claudius is the murderer of Hamlet’s father, Hamlet puts in to motion and takes the time to set up his uncle in order to make clear his uncle’s guilt. This is a distinct difference when compared to Hamlet’s impulsive action in killing Polonius. It seems…

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