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11-15-13, 10:47 AM
The Scientific Forum is a section for Scientific, Philosophical & Theoretical discussions regarding ADHD and co-morbid conditions. There are three forums within the section that will allow members the ability to discuss concepts at different levels and resources. We request that members refrain from banter and keep to section descriptions. We expect that you will make every attempt to make your messages clear and as factual as possible, respect the ideas of others and seek to maintain relevancy to each topic.

Violators of the section rules will garner warnings, infractions and possibly lose access to sections. Please post within guidelines and forums rules.


CREATION OF NEW THREADS: Please create your thread in the appropriate section below.

RESPONDING TO THREADS: Please pay close attention to the rules of each section and respect the intentions of the threads.

Scientific Discussion

This forum is for discussion of information quoted from verified scientific published studies. Posters in this section are advised that discussions are of a serious nature and carries an expectation that you are willing to understand and assess academic rigor. Input into threads are expected to be supportable and related to evidence/journals/studies that correspond or tie into scientific summary or quoted theory. Deviation from the topic or speculative input without evidence is not advised and will be moved to another section.

**Staff are not required to validate resources but will ensure that the thread stays on topic. Posts reported for inaccuracy cannot be managed. Please only report guideline violations.**

Science in the Media

This section is for discussion of news and information sourced from verified news, books and media outlets. Posting in this section does not require verified sources however please make a concerted effort to stick to the topic and respect the intentions and tone of the original post.

Open Science & Philosophical Discussion

This forum is for open discussion, encouraging new and unconventional ways of thinking, welcoming posts in any format. Posts should remain on topic. If members have a particular concept they wish to explore that is sparked by conversation, please create a new thread or build on an existing thread referencing the Op's original topic. Linking your thread as a response is welcomed.

We encourage members to challenge the idea, maintaining etiquette guidelines and traditional debating rules.