Research Shows Magic Tricks May Boost Self-Esteem in Children and Adolescents with ADHD

 ADHD in the News 2021-11-18

A recent study by the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) found that teaching magic tricks to children and adolescents with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) can help promote confidence and enhance self-esteem. The single-group study, published in Health Psychology Research, followed 6 children and adolescents aged 8.6-14.3 years as they participated in the UAB Magic Camp, a virtual magic camp program designed for children with disabilities.