The Shoddy Science Behind Fidget Spinners

 ADHD in the News 2017-05-11

The alleged mental benefits of the toys have helped fuel their sales, but even a cursory look at the nonexistent science--and the history--of the spinners makes it clear that these claims are specious at best...experts say that playing with a fidget spinner, which does not require much physical activity, might not garner the same results as actual fidgeting.