H ere’s some scientific evidence to back up the claim that A.D.D.ers concentrate better with a bit of noise.
And here’s some additional information on this finding.
The noise is believed to affect the child’s dopamine levels, which affect concentration. In children with ADHD, dopamine levels are low, and the background noise helps raise them. The study’s authors believe this information will help teachers create better learning environments for children with ADHD.
Source: White Noise Helps Kids with ADHD
I had noted this phenomenon in one of my earlier posts: A.D.D. & Music