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    A lot of times, when I start to think a lot, I begin to scratch my head while studying.

    Does this mean I have ADHD? I sometimes also can't focus very well, too. At some points, I've suspected I've had ADHD.

    The problem is, I can usually buckle down and finish all of my work before it is due (so it's more of procrastination) and I do excellent in school. I have no problems thinking - but sometimes, I just end up scratching my head when I do a lot of indepth work.

    Anyone have experiences like these? Or maybe other weird studying habits?
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    (Original post by Ken321)
    A lot of times, when I start to think a lot, I begin to scratch my head while studying.

    Does this mean I have ADHD? I sometimes also can't focus very well, too. At some points, I've suspected I've had ADHD.

    The problem is, I can usually buckle down and finish all of my work before it is due (so it's more of procrastination) and I do excellent in school. I have no problems thinking - but sometimes, I just end up scratching my head when I do a lot of indepth work.

    Anyone have experiences like these? Or maybe other weird studying habits?
    Oh wow, did you know Einstein and Newton also had a habit of scratching their head when thinking? Also, studies have shown that people that scratch their heads when thinking have IQ's of up to 5 times greater than an average person and these people have usually gone on to be geniuses in their own right and do great things (such as Einstein and Newton).

    OP, you could potentially be the next Einstein... :eek:
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    (Original post by Traceur)
    Oh wow, did you know Einstein and Newton also had a habit of scratching their head when thinking? Also, studies have shown that people that scratch their heads when thinking have IQ's of up to 5 times greater than an average person and these people have usually gone on to be geniuses in their own right and do great things (such as Einstein and Newton).

    OP, you could potentially be the next Einstein... :eek:
    that is a lot more reassuring :x. Thanks for the thought, mate. Also, I like the sig. Did you get it off 4chan?
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    Monkey's do that too when they're focusing on stuff.
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    It's just a habit. Like some people have a 'nervous' tic, its just a 'concentration' tic! I jiggle my knee when I am working hard (though that doesn't happen often ) or make excessive cups of tea....
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    (Original post by Ken321)
    A lot of times, when I start to think a lot, I begin to scratch my head while studying...
    It's probably just something that you've copied from films and cartoons you watched as a child. I'm sure that whenever Arthur (CBBC) was working something out he'd scratch his head. I remember trying out the scratching thing when I was younger until I realised that all I was doing was creating dandruff...
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    When lacking sleep I tend to turn into a twitchy mother ****er; punching the furniture I'm sitting on, cracking my knuckles, randomly jolting for no reason etc.

    When I resort to doing essays the night before this becomes a regular occurance and is why I refuse to do essays in the library anymore.
 
 
 
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