Symposium

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Spring 2024

Ankita will be presenting at The Symposium of Rising Scholars on Saturday, March 23rd! To attend the event and see Ankita's presentation.

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Ankita Chakravarty

Class of 2026

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  • "How do ADHD and executive functions impact students’ learning and academic performance in a school setting?" with mentor Roland (Dec. 3, 2023)

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How do ADHD and executive functions impact students’ learning and academic performance in a school setting?

Started Sept. 20, 2023

Abstract or project description

In this paper, I will be exploring the relationship between executive function and ADHD in adolescents. To these ends, I will define ADHD, executive functions, and their relationship in the context of primary and secondary school. Specifically, I will talk about papers and evidence that explore this relationship, as well as how they can inform treatments and accommodations. I will also discuss how this relationship, in a school setting, can engender other mental illnesses and disorders that may impede students’ learning even further. Finally, I will propose new avenues of research and potential treatment applications to improve these students' wellbeing even more.